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22nd May 2019
Reference:   19826
Placename:   Gara River
Designation:   River
Status:   Assigned 25th August 1967
Previous Names:   Gyra River
Ryanda Creek
Falconer Creek
Malpas Creek
GNB File:   GNB3212
LGA:   Armidale Dumaresq
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -30 38 30
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 49 40
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -30 38 24
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 49 44
Topographic Map:   Enmore
1:100000 Map:   Armidale 9236
Parish:   Cooney
County:   Sandon
Description:   A major perennial tributary of Salisbury Waters. The stream has its source at the junction of the Ben Lomond Range with the Great Dividing Range near Ben Lomond. The name, Ryanda Creek, has been assigned from the source until the wall of the Guyra No 2 dam. The name Gara River has been assigned to that length of the stream from below the wall of the Guyra No 2 Dam. The Gara River flows generally south for 70 km until its junction with Salisbury Waters, about 24 km south east of Armidale.
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