This page details a specific electronic resource that has been indicated by Villanova Librarians as useful in conducting research.
U.S. Gov't Agencies - NGA (National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency) GEOnet Names Server (GNS)
The GEOnet Names Server (GNS) provides access to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's (NGA) and the U.S. Board on Geographic Names' (US BGN) database of foreign geographic feature names (see entry below). The database is the official repository of foreign place-name decisions approved by the US BGN.
Geography and the Environment