Etymologie, Etimología, Étymologie, Etimologia, Etymology
@s Asien, Asia, Asie, Asia, Asia
Ort, Sitio, Lieu, Luogo, Place
A range in Central Asia, culminating at 4374 m with the Yuyi Feng. From Kirghiz "altyn" = "gold" or "altaďn-uka" = "golden mountain", from its golden yellow color when lit by the sun.
Altyn Tagh (W3)
A range in Central Asia. From Kirghiz "altyn" = "gold" + "tagh" = "mountain".
8076 m. One of the highest summits of the Himalaya. From Nepali "Annapurna", a goddess providing abundant food; from "anna" = "food" and "purna" = "full".
gov - Committee for Geographical Names in Australasia - CGNA
APIT - Asia-Pacific Institute for Toponymy
Asia Pacific Institute for Toponymy goes live.
The Asia-Pacific Institute for Toponymy has been set up at Macquarie University, Sydney, to provide support and training for toponymic work in Australasia and South-East Asia. In particular, the Institute will:
Mission of the Institute
- in Australia, provide a sound basis to expand the work and interests of the Australian National Placenames Survey (ANPS); and
- in the region, assist the United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names (UNGEGN) in its mission to provide the toponymic training essential to regional development.
To be the acknowledged centre for training and research in technical and cultural aspects of placename studies for the countries of Australasia and South-East Asia.
GEOGRAPHIC NAMES AND THE ASIA-PACIFIC SPATIAL DATA INFRASTRUCTURE
Asia-Pacific Institute for Toponymy