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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
16th November 2018
Reference:   10207
Placename:   Bukkulla
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 28th February 1997
GNB File:   GNB3654
LGA:   Inverell
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -29 30 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 07 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -29 29 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 07 04
Topographic Map:   Bukkulla
1:100000 Map:   Inverell 9138
Parish:   Bukkulla
County:   Arrawatta
Description:   A village about 30 km N of Inverell and 15 km NE of Bannockburn. Boundaries within the Inverell Council area shown on map GNB3654.
Meaning:   Aboriginal meaning: leopard tree. (Anthropological Society of Australasia 1899) Also: high black stump. (Anthropological Society of Australasia 1903) Also: 'place of leopard tree'. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   BUKKULLA - property name of George Wyndham P35. (Information from The Beardies Heritage - E.C. Sommerlad)
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