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Date: Monday, January 1, 2001 
Question/Topic: Names, Geographical - Naming after a person 
Answer/Pointer: What is the address to write for information about getting a river or mountain named after someone? Could it be done if the person honored is still alive? Answer: No. The U.S. Board of Geographic Names has a strict rule again naming mountains, rivers, etc. After living people. Also, the honor would have to be justified. Write: Executive Secretary, Domestic Geographic Names, U.S. Board on Geographic Names National Center, Reston, VA 22092 Source: clipping (undocumented) in Problem Box 
Librarian: LCLCPL 

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