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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
20th October 2018
Reference:   13841
Placename:   Coolac
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 31st July 2009
GNB File:   GNB3768,3756
LGA:   Gundagai
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -34 55 48
Approx. AGD66 Long:   148 09 50
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -34 55 42
Approx. GDA94 Long:   148 09 54
Topographic Map:   Coolac
1:100000 Map:   Cootamundra 8528
Parish:   Coolac
County:   Harden
Description:   A locality situated about 14.5 km south south east of Muttama. Boundaries in Gundagai LGA shown on map marked GNB3768 Boundaries in Cootamundra LGA shown on map marked GNB3756
Meaning:   Native name for a plant which was abundant in the area. (Info. from Gundagai - Its History, Verse and Song; P.53). Also: 'native bear'. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
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