Dictionary of Alaska Place Names

Geographic names for Alaska. This is a LARGE .pdf file and will take a long time to download.

  • An alphabetical list of geographic names that have been or currently are used for places and features of the Alaska landscape.
  • Information for each name includes its origin and history as well as variant spellings and names.
  • This is a PDF version of the publication by Donald J. Orth published as Geological Survey Professional Paper 567, 1967, reprinted in 1971.
  • Note: this is a large file (68M) and will take some time to load. It is not accessible using Adobe's pdf to html converter.




This page was last modified on June 27, 2012