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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
13th December 2018
Reference:   22444
Placename:   Gundaroo
Designation:   Village
Status:   Assigned 1st August 1969
GNB File:   GNB3770
LGA:   Yass Valley
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -35 02 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   149 16 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -35 01 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   149 16 04
Topographic Map:   Lake George
1:100000 Map:   Canberra 8727
Parish:   Gundaroo
County:   Murray
Description:   A village on E bank of Yass River about 15.5 km north by east of Sutton.
Meaning:   Contraction of Aboriginal Candariro'. (From Queanbeyan Lea-Scarlett; P.3). Also: 'big waterhole'. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
History:   Settled in 1824 where little has changed over the years. (Discover Australia, 1990).
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