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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
31st October 2014
Reference:   2790
Placename:   Barnard River
Designation:   River
Status:   Assigned 18th October 1968
LGA:   Gloucester
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -31 46 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 54 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -31 45 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 54 04
Topographic Map:   Tibbuc
1:100000 Map:   Upper Manning 9234
Parish:   Mackay
County:   Hawes
Description:   A perennial stream rising about 9.6 km S by E of Nundle. It flows generally ESE for about 95km into the Manning River at Bretti.
Origin:   So named by Mitchell after Lt. Col.Andrew Barnard (now known as Coliban) P. 33-34. (Information from Some Peninsular Names in Australia Felix Major T.C. Sargent).
History:   The river was explored by Henry Dangar in 1825, it first appears in Survey Reports and maps for 1826. (Place Names of Northern NSW, Atchison, 1976).
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