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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
12th December 2018
Reference:   13888
Placename:   Coolangatta
Designation:   Village
Status:   Assigned 24th October 1969
GNB File:   GNB3653
LGA:   Shoalhaven
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -34 52 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 43 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -34 51 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 43 04
Topographic Map:   Berry
1:100000 Map:   Kiama 9028
Parish:   Coolangatta
County:   Camden
Description:   A village to the N of the Shoalhaven River delta about 2.5 km WSW of Shoalhaven Heads.
Meaning:   Aboriginal: Look-out. Other and similar renderings are: splendid look- out; highest land; view; good look-out; elbow hill; large hill; good view. The original word may have been Cooloongatta. (Reed, 1969).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
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