Reference Entry

Balikpapan (Kalimantan/Indonesia)

John Everett-Heath

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

Second edition

Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199580897

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The name has various possible meanings from balik ‘behind’ or ‘reverse side of’ and papan ‘shelter’ or ‘board’, ‘plank’ or

Reference Entry.  25 words. 

Subjects: Names Studies

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