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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
19th November 2018
Reference:   11982
Placename:   Chakola
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 12th July 1996
Previous Names:   Umaralla
Black Rock
GNB File:   GNB3753
LGA:   Cooma-Monaro
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -36 06 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   149 10 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -36 05 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   149 10 04
Topographic Map:   Murrumbucca
1:100000 Map:   Cooma 8725
Parish:   Woolumla
County:   Beresford
Description:   A locality on Numeralla River about 4500 m SW by W of Clifford Trig. Station and 4 km E BY N of Pearmans. Boundaries within the Cooma-Monaro Council area shown on map GNB3753.
Meaning:   For: 'lyre bird'. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
History:   Railway station opened as Umaralla 31/5/1889 and changed to Chakola 1/4/1921.
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