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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
15th November 2018
Reference:   80466
Placename:   Wandandian
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 28th May 1999
GNB File:   GNB3653
LGA:   Shoalhaven
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -35 05 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 30 08
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -35 04 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 30 12
Topographic Map:   Sassafras
1:100000 Map:   Ulladulla 8927
Parish:   Wandrawandian
County:   St Vincent
Description:   Boundaries and names in Shoalhaven City shown on map GNB3653.
Meaning:   It has been suggested to be a corruption of Aboriginal word Wandrawandian meaning "Home of the lost lover". Community History (origin unknown) Val Windley Wandandian resident (deceased) Mark Morton jnr - Bowral NSW (deceased).
Origin:   Aboriginal. Wandandian is the name of a dialect of the Dhurga Language Tindale 1940: 1941, Eades 1976. Phillip Boot, Regional Archaeologist NPWS.
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