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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
19th April 2014
Reference:   13480
Placename:   Commissioners Waters
Designation:   River
Status:   Assigned 25th August 1967
GNB File:   GNB2266
LGA:   Armidale Dumaresq
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -30 34 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 45 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -30 33 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 45 04
Topographic Map:   Armidale
1:100000 Map:   Armidale 9236
Parish:   Armidale
County:   Sandon
Description:   A watercourse about 16km long. It starts about 4km E of Armidale where Dumaresq Creek joins Tilbuster Ponds to form Commissioners Waters and flows generally SE by S into Gara River.
Origin:   This watercourse was named after Commissioner McDonald, the first Crown Lands Commissioner in Armidale, who came to Armidale in 1839.
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