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27th June 2019
Reference:   20566
Placename:   Glenbawn Dam
Designation:   Dam
Status:   Assigned 22nd September 1967
LGA:   Upper Hunter
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -32 06 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 59 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -32 05 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 59 04
Topographic Map:   Scone
1:100000 Map:   Muswellbrook 9033
Parish:   Macqueen
County:   Brisbane
Description:   Dam retaining the waters of Lake Glenbawn on the Hunter River. It is of rolled earth-fill and rock structure, 2700 feet in length with a maximum height of wall of 251 feet. Completed in 1958.
Origin:   The dam was named after a riverside property resumed for part of the storage area. (Maj.Rur.Dams.NSW., Dep. L&WC).
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