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22nd May 2019
Reference:   79861
Placename:   Scout Creek
Designation:   Gully
Status:   Assigned 12th September 1997
GNB File:   GNB4453
LGA:   Hornsby
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 44 09
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 04 35
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 44 03
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 04 39
Topographic Map:   Hornsby
1:100000 Map:   Sydney 9130
Parish:   South Colah
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A watercourse rising on the southern side of the intersection of Paling Street and Pennant Hills Road, Pennant Hills. It flows generally SE by S for about 1.8 km through the Baden Powell Scout Training Camp and Pennant Hills Park to its confluence with Lane Cove River about 0.5 km NE of the Archery Range. 4
Origin:   Locally known as 'Boy Scout Creek' from when the Boy Scout Camp site was opened in 1927.
History:   The name was locally changed to 'Scout Creek` in the 1960s when the `Boy` was removed from the Association's title.The name has been shown on Council maps of Pennant Hills Park since the early 1990s.
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