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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
20th October 2018
Reference:   2685
Placename:   Bare Island
Designation:   Islet
Status:   Assigned 31st August 1973
Previous Name:   Bear Islet
GNB File:   GNB983
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 59 37
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 13 49
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 59 31
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 13 53
Topographic Map:   Botany Bay
1:100000 Map:   Sydney 9130
Parish:   Botany
County:   Cumberland
Description:   An islet, fringed with reefs, on the eastern side of Botany Bay and separating Astrolabe Cove from Congwong Bay. It is separated from the mainland suburb of La Perouse by a narrow channel spanned by a bridge and is an Historic Site under the control of the National Parks and Wildlife Service.
Origin:   Named by Cook - bare of vegetation P.340 Information from RAHS Journal Vo. 35 Pt.6.
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