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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
23rd October 2014
Reference:   8538
Placename:   Mount Boyce
Designation:   Hill
Status:   Assigned 20th March 1970
LGA:   Blue Mountains
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 37 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 16 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 36 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 16 04
Topographic Map:   Mount Wilson
1:100000 Map:   Katoomba 8930
Parish:   Blackheath
County:   Cook
Description:   A Mountain located 2 kilometres north of Blackheath, New South Wales, is one of the highest points in the Blue Mountains, standing approx. 1093 metres above sea level, the point where the Great Western Highway passes by is the location of a heavy vehicle checking station.
Origin:   Named after Venerable Archdeacon Francis Bertie Boyce FRGS, FRHS (1844-1931). At the request of the Blackhealth Committee for Sights and Reserves.(Upper Blue Mountains Geographical Encyclopaedia by Brian Fox)
History:   Named on the 26th April 1923 by Governor of NSW Sir Walter Edward Davidson KCMG.
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