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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
31st July 2014
Reference:   16840
Placename:   Dungog
Designation:   Town
Status:   Assigned 22nd December 1972
LGA:   Dungog
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -32 24 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 45 05
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -32 23 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 45 09
Topographic Map:   Dungog
1:100000 Map:   Dungog 9233
Parish:   Dungog
County:   Durham
Description:   A town on the Williams River and North Coast Railway, 20 km W of Stroud and 20 km ENE of East Gresford.
Meaning:   From 'Tunkok' for 'clear hills'. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
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