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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
20th October 2018
Reference:   24703
Placename:   Iluka
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 1st December 1995
GNB File:   GNB3781
LGA:   Clarence Valley
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -29 24 30
Approx. AGD66 Long:   153 21 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -29 24 24
Approx. GDA94 Long:   153 21 04
Topographic Map:   Yamba
1:100000 Map:   Woodburn 9539
Parish:   Nanegai
County:   Clarence
Description:   A Town on the Clarence River about 3 km N by W of Yamba and about 1km E of Freeburn Island. Boundaries shown on map marked GNB3781
Meaning:   Near the sea.(Oceania;Vol.XXXIV,No.4,p.283;June,1964). Also: Probably derived from Djangati term 'yiluga' for which no mean- ing can be given. (Appleton' 1992).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
History:   Originally Djangati land. (Appleton; 1992).
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