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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
15th November 2018
Reference:   79916
Placename:   Berowra Valley Regional Park
Designation:   Reserve
Status:   Assigned 7th November 1997
GNB File:   GNB4482
LGA:   Hornsby
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 41 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 06 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 40 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 06 04
Topographic Map:   Hornsby
1:100000 Map:   Sydney 9130
Parish:   North Colah
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A reserve located on Berowra Creek and extending from Boundary Road, Pennant Hills to the ferry at Berowra Waters. It occupies an area of approximately 4,000 hectares and is shown on plan Ms 23011 Syd.
Meaning:   Aboriginal meaning 'place of many winds' (Information from There Must be A River, P134 - L. Ollif)
Origin:   The reserve name comes partly from the name of the location - on Berowra Creek and extending from Berowra Waters. It also comes from the name of the Council trust that looks after the reserve - the Berowra Valley Regional Park Trust. (Michael Prentice of NPWS telephone advice to Secretariat 22 July 1997)
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