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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
13th December 2018
Reference:   60715
Placename:   Turramurra
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 5th August 1994
GNB File:   GNB3537
LGA:   Ku-Ring-Gai
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 44 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 08 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 43 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 08 04
Topographic Map:   Hornsby
1:100000 Map:   Sydney 9130
Parish:   Gordon
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A suburb about 2 km W by N of Smart Trig Station and about 2 km E by S of Normanhurst. Boundaries shown on map marked GNB3537/B
Meaning:   For: high or big hill. (From Ku-Ring-Gai; W.O'Reilly; p.11). Also: high land; Also: small watercourse. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
History:   Previously known as Big Island, Vanceville and Claraville - after estate names. (From Ku-Ring-Gai; W.O'Reilly; p.11).
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