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GEOL 245.53: Earthquakes in Human History

Prof. Bill North & Prof. Mary Savina, Winter 2020

Translating older place names

Not sure where Tabropane was? Try these methods for translating...

1. Look in a catalog or reference book

2. Look at old maps

3. (Advanced) Search Name Authority Files

Personal names

About Russian spelling

Russian words can be transliterated several different ways when spelled using Roman characters, so try several ways of spelling people's names or other terms.