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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
12th December 2018
Reference:   26155
Placename:   Karangi
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 13th August 1999
GNB File:   GNB159,3749
LGA:   Coffs Harbour
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -30 15 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   153 02 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -30 14 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   153 02 04
Topographic Map:   Coffs Harbour
1:100000 Map:   Coffs Harbour 9537
Parish:   Coff
County:   Fitzroy
Description:   A locality about 8 km North West of Town of Coffs Harbour. Boundaries within the Coffs Harbour Council area shown on map GNB3749.
Meaning:   'Karangi' means 'Wild Duck'. Also:Aboriginal for a duck. (Oceania;Vol.XXXIV,No.4,p.295;June,1964)
Origin:   Surveyor W.N. Small recorded the name when his Aboriginal helpers disturbed some of these birds and shouted their name as they flew away.
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