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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
23rd December 2014
Reference:   20697
Placename:   Glennies Creek Dam
Designation:   Dam
Status:   Assigned 12th February 1982
GNB File:   GNB1920
LGA:   Singleton
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -32 21 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 15 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -32 20 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 15 04
Topographic Map:   Carrowbrook
1:100000 Map:   Camberwell 9133
Parish:   Shenstone
County:   Durham
Description:   Glennies Creek Dam is located 39 km upstream the junction of Glennies Creek with the Hunter River, and about 25 km N of Singleton and about 1,500 m SSW of Baybuck Hill. The body of water created by Glennies Creek Dam is known as Lake St Clair.
Origin:   The creek and the dam are both named after James Glennie, a former Captain of the Royal Navy who was granted creek frontage land near the Hunter River junction in 1824. (Maj.Rur.Dams.NSW., Dep. L&WC).
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