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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
19th November 2018
Reference:   71978
Placename:   Tamarama
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 16th September 1988
GNB File:   GNB2777,3710
LGA:   Waverley
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 54 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 16 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 53 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 16 04
Topographic Map:   Bondi
1:100000 Map:   Sydney 9130
Parish:   Alexandria
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A coastal suburb of Sydney that overlooks Tamarama Bay. Bounded on the north by the suburb of Bondi and in the south by the suburb of Bronte. Boundaries shown on map marked GNB3710
Origin:   `A map of the coastline in the 1860's by the Military or Naval Authority showed the name as `Gamma Gamma`, probably a native name`. (Dowd BT, Centenary of Waverley 1859-1959). Letter from Waverley Council, 15 December 1999.
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