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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
19th December 2018
Reference:   21000
Placename:   Goobang Creek
Designation:   Creek
Status:   Assigned 9th March 1979
Previous Names:   Billabong or Goobang Creek
Billabong Creek
Coobang Creek
LGA:   Parkes
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 09 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   148 00 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 08 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   148 00 04
Topographic Map:   Parkes
1:100000 Map:   Parkes 8531
Parish:   Brolgan
County:   Ashburnham
Description:   A watercourse about 168 km long. It rises about 10 km N of Wolabler Mountain and flows generally W then S then W into the Lachlan River at Condobolin.
Origin:   Aboriginal - the name given by the Aborigines to Hervey Range.
History:   Surveyor-General T L Mitchell came to the creek on 10 April 1835 on his second expedition.
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