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22nd May 2019
Reference:   26102
Placename:   Kangaroo River
Designation:   River
Status:   Assigned 7th September 1973
Previous Name:   Budderoo Creek
LGA:   Shoalhaven
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -34 39 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 41 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -34 38 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 41 04
Topographic Map:   Kangaroo Valley
1:100000 Map:   Moss Vale 8928
Parish:   Moollattoo
County:   Camden
Description:   A watercourse about 50 km long. It rises about 3 km NW of Illawarra Lookout and flows generally SW into the Shoalhaven River, at Barron Flat. The Tallowa Dam has been constructed at this point.
Origin:   KANGAROO RIVER named because of abundance of Kangaroos. (Inform. from RAHS Journal Vol 36 Pt 2.
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