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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
2nd September 2014
Reference:   61093
Placename:   Ulmarra
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 21st June 1996
GNB File:   GNB3811,3796
LGA:   Clarence Valley
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -29 38 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   153 02 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -29 37 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   153 02 04
Topographic Map:   Tucabia
1:100000 Map:   Bare Point 9538
Parish:   Ulmarra
County:   Clarence
Description:   A Town about 3 km E by S of Southgate,and about 8 km WNW of Tucabia. Boundaries within Pristine Waters Council area shown on map GNB3796.
Meaning:   Ulmarra - Aboriginal word meaning 'Bend in the River' Australian Aboriginal Place Names by James R. Tyrell. Also: turn/bend of the water. (Ryan; 1964). Also: turn or bend in the river. (McCarthy; 1963)
Origin:   Aboriginal. Also; 'a turn/bend in the water' name of one bend of the Clarence River. (M.Sharpe).
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