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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
26th October 2014
Reference:   19742
Placename:   Ganmain
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 5th July 1996
Previous Name:   Village of Ganmain
GNB File:   GNB3752,3814
LGA:   Coolamon
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -34 47 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   147 03 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -34 46 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   147 03 04
Topographic Map:   Coolamon
1:100000 Map:   Coolamon 8328
Parish:   Derry
County:   Bourke
Description:   A town about 15 km W by N of the town of Coolamon and about 4 km of Devlin Trig Station. Boundaries within the Wagga Wagga Council area shown on map GNB3814. Boundaries within the Coolamon Council Area shown on map GNB3752.
Meaning:   Said to be Aboriginal word meaning 'Crown scenes on the Moon for tri- bal reasons'. Also: 'native decorated with stars'. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
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