Moscow, Russian Federation
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP
N 55° 51.055 E 037° 28.005
37U E 404010 N 6190550
Quick Description: Moscow, Russia lends its name to a number of towns and cities in the USA, of which Moscow, Idaho is the best known.
Location: Russia
Date Posted: 1/3/2008 12:24:41 PM
Waymark Code: WM2X62
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 49

Long Description:
Moscow, Idaho, home of the University of Idaho, may or may not have been named for Moscow, Russia. One story holds that the name Moscow was chosen by the first postmaster because he believed that the isolation of the community was creating problems comparable to those of Moscow, Russia, during the "time of troubles" under Ivan the Terrible.

The photo shows the name Moscow, in Cyrillic letters, MOCKBA, on the
Moscow North Passenger Terminal building in the northeast area of the city.
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