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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
21st November 2018
Reference:   7222
Placename:   Bolivia
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 17th October 2008
GNB File:   GNB3807
LGA:   Tenterfield
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -29 18 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 57 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -29 17 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 57 04
Topographic Map:   Emmaville
1:100000 Map:   Clive 9239
Parish:   Bolivia
County:   Clive
Description:   A locality which lies 6 km NE of Bolivia trig station and 18 km NE by N of Deepwater (village). Boundaries in Tenterfield Council shown on map GNB3807.
Origin:   This area was first occupied in 1840 by a squatter named Edward Hurry who had lived in Bolivia, South America for many years. He was struck by the similarity of the country and gave this name to the landscape. (Atchison J, `Place Names of Northern NSW`) (See also, Sommerville E C, `The Beardies Heritage`)
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