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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
17th December 2018
Reference:   12801
Placename:   Clyde River
Designation:   River
Status:   Assigned 22nd December 1967
LGA:   Shoalhaven
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -35 25 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 14 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -35 24 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 14 04
Topographic Map:   Corang
1:100000 Map:   Ulladulla 8927
Parish:   Endrick
County:   St Vincent
Description:   Rises 4 km south of the locality of Sassafras. It flows generally south, draining the eastern slopes of Budawang Range, for about 72 km by the villages of Brooman and Nelligen and town of Bateman's Bay, near its mouth, into the Tasman Sea.
Origin:   So named by Lt. R. Johnston P. 23 (Information from Shoalhaven - W.A. Bayley)
History:   Named after the Scottish River of the same name by Lieut. Robert Johnston who sailed in it during 1821 while searching for Capt.Stewart and his party. (500 names of Shoalhaven, Shoalhaven Tourist Board).
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