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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
10th December 2018
Reference:   63098
Placename:   Warrego River
Designation:   River
Status:   Assigned 5th December 1980
LGA:   Bourke
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -30 00 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   145 23 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -29 59 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   145 23 04
Topographic Map:   Toorale
1:100000 Map:   Toorale 7937
County:   Barrona
Description:   A river about 770 km long. It rises in Queensland S of Mount Ka Ka Mundi and flows generally S into the Darling River.
Meaning:   May come from Bidyara Aboriginal term for 'bad'. (Appleton; 1992).
Origin:   Aboriginal. Named from Aboriginal sources by Thomas Mitchell in 1846.
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