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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
25th October 2014
Reference:   80872
Placename:   Moulamein
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 20th December 2002
GNB File:   GNB3820,3815,3750
LGA:   Conargo
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -34 59 39
Approx. AGD66 Long:   144 08 02
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -34 59 33
Approx. GDA94 Long:   144 08 06
Topographic Map:   Moulamein
1:100000 Map:   Moulamein 7727
Parish:   Landale
County:   Wakool
Description:   This is the oldest town in the Riverina about 4 km SSE of Moulamein Landing Ground and about 7 km S by E of Black Sandhills. Boundaries and names in Wakool Shire Gaz 20 Dec 02 map GNB3815. Boundaries in Conargo Council area Gaz 8 Dec 1995 map GNB3750.
Meaning:   Aborigibal word for 'the meeting of the waters. (Discover Aust. 1990)
Origin:   Aboriginal.
History:   Was once a lively steamer port (Discover Australia, 1990) Gazetted when in former Windouran Council area.
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