Re: The Meaning of the word Panamint


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Posted by Kent on August 26, 2002 at 12:45:18:

In Reply to: The Meaning of the word Panamint posted by ceclle on August 24, 2002 at 16:44:16:

Cecile, this is really interesting. I respect Gudde as author of the definitive Cal. Place Name directory, but I've heard from many sources that the name was coined by miners from the words "pan a mint", which is what they planned to do there. Is there a mention of this in Gudde?


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