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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
23rd July 2014
Reference:   1418
Placename:   Abercrombie River
Designation:   River
Status:   Assigned 14th November 1975
GNB File:   GNB4341
LGA:   Upper Lachlan
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -34 01 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   149 25 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -34 00 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   149 25 04
Topographic Map:   Bigga
1:100000 Map:   Crookwell 8729
Parish:   Thompson
County:   Georgiana
Description:   A watercourse about 130 km long. It rises about 2 km ENE of Mount Werong and flows generally W, NW into Wyangala Dam.
History:   The river was discovered by Charles Throsby on 5 May 1819. It was named by John Thomas Bigge, Commissioner of Enquiry on 22 October 1820. (GNB Newspaper Clippings Book) (See also GNB4341)
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