What's in a (geographical) name?

I've been using Scoop.it, Paper.li, Pinterest, Flipboard and other web curating tools recently much more than my bookmarking sites to share resources.

Today I saw a "Scoop" on Seth Dixon's Geography page which I want to share with the classes that will be investigating "Here and There" in Year 4,  and Primary Historical resources in Year 9.

What's in a Name?

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We've often looked at how position on a map gives importance to a place, but how often have we investigated the power of naming?