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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
15th November 2018
Reference:   19811
Placename:   The Gap
Designation:   Pass
Status:   Assigned 17th March 1967
LGA:   Tamworth Regional
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -31 21 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 36 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -31 20 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 36 04
Topographic Map:   Werris Creek
1:100000 Map:   Tamworth 9035
Parish:   Grenfell
County:   Buckland
Description:   A pass in the range running generally northerly, about 4.8 km west of the town of Werris Creek. Both the railway from Breeza to Werris Creek and Werris Creek run through this pass.
Meaning:   A 'gap' in the hills.
Origin:   The name is so clearly descriptive and the feature so very conspicuous that the name must have been in use from the earliest days of settlement. However, it has not been seen in records of the early runs nor of explorations.
History:   MAPS. The feature is named WERRIES CREEK GAP on the State Map but is not on the 1862 county map. Parish maps and county maps name GAP Railway Station rather than the feature. The now un-named ranges which
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