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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
21st November 2018
Reference:   64543
Placename:   White Bay
Designation:   Bay
Status:   Assigned 19th November 1976
LGA:   Leichhardt
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 50 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 10 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 49 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 10 04
Topographic Map:   Parramatta River
1:100000 Map:   Sydney 9130
Parish:   Petersham
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A bay within Johnstons Bay about 1 km W of Darling Island (locality).
Origin:   It is thought that it was named after John White from the 1st Fleet who was a surgeon. Maritime Services Board, 'Port of Sydney'. Vol 9, No, 3. Sept 1965.
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