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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
1st October 2014
Reference:   11948
Placename:   Chaffey Dam
Designation:   Dam
Status:   Assigned 10th March 1978
GNB File:   GNB1113
LGA:   Tamworth Regional
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -31 21 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 08 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -31 20 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 08 04
Topographic Map:   Woolomin
1:100000 Map:   Nundle 9135
Parish:   Dungowan
County:   Parry
Description:   A dam on the Peel River near the locality of Bowling Alley Point, and about 5 km south of Woolomin.
Origin:   The dam is named after the Chaffey family who have done significant work for the district.
History:   Construction of Chaffey Dam commenced in August 1976 and was completed in September 1979. (Maj.Rur.Dams.NSW., Dep. L&WC).
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