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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
19th September 2014
Reference:   60685
Placename:   Turon River
Designation:   River
Status:   Assigned 29th July 1977
LGA:   Lithgow
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 07 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   149 48 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 06 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   149 48 04
Topographic Map:   Sofala
1:100000 Map:   Bathurst 8831
Parish:   Turon
County:   Roxburgh
Description:   A watercourse about 70 km long. It starts about 2 km NNW of Green Hill and flows generally NW then W by N into Macquarie River.
Meaning:   Probably derived from the Kamilaroi or Wiradjuri terms 'choorun' or 'yooran' the meaning of which is unknown. (Appleton; 1992).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
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