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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
17th October 2018
Reference:   70328
Placename:   Burra
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 5th January 2001
Previous Name:   Burra Creek
GNB File:   GNB3822
LGA:   Palerang
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -35 33 42
Approx. AGD66 Long:   149 13 11
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -35 33 36
Approx. GDA94 Long:   149 13 15
Topographic Map:   Michelago
1:100000 Map:   Michelago 8726
Parish:   Burra
County:   Murray
Description:   A locality beside the watercourse of Burra Creek. Located about 8km EN E of Williamsdale and 22km S of Queanbeyan. Now an address locality. Boundaries within Yarrowlumla Council area shown on map GNB3822.
Meaning:   For: 'wait or stop'. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
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