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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
22nd November 2018
Reference:   18753
Placename:   Five Dock
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 16th April 1993
GNB File:   GNB3715,3555
LGA:   Canada Bay
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 52 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 07 30
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 51 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 07 34
Topographic Map:   Parramatta River
1:100000 Map:   Sydney 9130
Parish:   Concord
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A suburb about 3 km E by N of Strathfield and about 7 km W of Sydney. Boundaries within Canada Bay City Council area shown on map GNB3555.
Origin:   At the NE point of the bay there were five water worn indentations that were likened to docks, hence the name Five Dock. There are two of the five remaining. Maritime Services Board, Port of Sydney, Vol9 No 3 Sept 1965.
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