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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
24th July 2014
Reference:   26196
Placename:   Karuah
Designation:   Village
Status:   Assigned 30th May 2003
GNB File:   GNB3767,4780/64
LGA:   Great Lakes
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -32 39 22
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 57 52
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -32 39 16
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 57 56
Topographic Map:   Karuah
1:100000 Map:   Newcastle 9232
Parish:   Tarean
County:   Gloucester
Description:   A village in Karuah address locality, where Karuah River enteres Port Stephens. The village has settlement on both sides of the river, in both Great Lakes and Port Stephens local government areas.
Meaning:   Is Aboriginal in origin but of unknown meaning. (Appleton; 1992). Also: 'native plum tree'. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
History:   Originally assigned as town.
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