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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
16th November 2018
Reference:   22112
Placename:   Grose River
Designation:   River
Status:   Assigned 3rd October 1969
LGA:   Hawkesbury
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 35 04
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 30 39
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 34 58
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 30 43
Topographic Map:   Kurrajong
1:100000 Map:   Penrith 9030
Parish:   Bilpin
County:   Cook
Description:   A perennial stream rising east of the township of Mount Victoria. It flows north,south east, then generally east for about 62 km to its confluence with the Nepean River to form the Hawkesbury River about 5km west south west of Richmond.The upper half of its course is through the magnificent Grose Canyon.
Origin:   GROSE RIVER - Named by Captain Patterson in September, 1793 after the Colony's Lt. Governor Francis Grose P. 236. (Infor. from RAHS Journal Vol 26 Part 3).
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