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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
18th November 2018
Reference:   25526
Placename:   Jindabyne
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 18th September 1992
Previous Name:   Village of Jindabyne
GNB File:   GNB3702
LGA:   Snowy River
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -36 25 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   148 37 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -36 24 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   148 37 04
Topographic Map:   Jindabyne
1:100000 Map:   Berridale 8625
Parish:   Clyde
County:   Wallace
Description:   A town overlooking Lake Jindabyne at the foothills of the Snowy Mtns about 1 km S of Cub Island and 2 km NW by N of Jindabyne Dam. Boundaries within the Snowy River Council area shown on map GNB3702.
Meaning:   Spelt in earlier days 'Jindaboine' for 'a valley'. (The Snowy Saga). Also: 'valley'. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
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