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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
22nd November 2018
Reference:   70371
Placename:   Burraga
Designation:   Village
Status:   Assigned 8th June 2001
GNB File:   GNB4780
LGA:   Oberon
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 57 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   149 32 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 56 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   149 32 04
Topographic Map:   Burraga
1:100000 Map:   Oberon 8830
Parish:   Jeremy
County:   Georgiana
Description:   A village about 40 km SW of Oberon on the southern side of Thompsons Creek.
Meaning:   For: 'bitter swamp', 'a stinging tree', 'the sea' or 'porcupine'. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
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