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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
26th July 2014
Reference:   7395
Placename:   Bong Bong
Designation:   Rural Place
Status:   Assigned 19th December 1969
GNB File:   GNB3728
LGA:   Wingecarribee
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -34 32 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 24 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -34 31 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 24 04
Topographic Map:   Moss Vale
1:100000 Map:   Moss Vale 8928
Parish:   Mittagong
County:   Camden
Description:   A rural place NE of Moss Vale in the vicinity of Wingecarribee River.
Meaning:   Aboriginal for 'blind or a watercourse lost in a swamp'. (RAHS Journal Vol.1; Prt.8). Also: many watercourses; many frogs. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
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