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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
21st September 2014
Reference:   60767
Placename:   Tweed River
Designation:   River
Status:   Assigned 23rd November 1973
Previous Names:   South Arm Tweed River
Jerrys Creek
LGA:   Tweed
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -28 14 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   153 33 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -28 13 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   153 33 04
Topographic Map:   Tweed Heads
1:100000 Map:   Tweed Heads 9641
Parish:   Terranora
County:   Rous
Description:   A perennial stream rising on the eastern fall of the Tweed Range about 600m south east of Lofts Pinnacle and 6.5km west north west of Mount Burrell. It flows generally north east passing through Murwillumbah for about 78km to enter the Coral Sea at Tweed Heads on the southern side of Point Danger.
Origin:   discovered by John Oxley on 1823. P.11 (Information from Men and A River. - Daley)
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