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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
19th September 2014
Reference:   9412
Placename:   Brogo River
Designation:   River
Status:   Assigned 30th November 1973
Previous Name:   Broga River
LGA:   Bega Valley
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -36 39 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   149 53 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -36 38 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   149 53 04
Topographic Map:   Bega
1:100000 Map:   Bega 8824
Parish:   Brogo
County:   Auckland
Description:   A river rising at Wadbilliga trig station which is about 15km W by N of the Town of Cobargo. It flows generally SE for about 70km into Bega River at the Town of Bega.
History:   Solomon and Isaac Polack were granted a licence to depasture stock on `Broga` in 1849. (Squatting on Crown Lands in NSW, Campbell & Dowd, 1968.)
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