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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
1st September 2014
Reference:   67188
Placename:   Yarramundi
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 10th September 2004
Previous Name:   Kearns Retreat
GNB File:   GNB3716
LGA:   Hawkesbury
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 38 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 40 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 37 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 40 04
Topographic Map:   Springwood
1:100000 Map:   Penrith 9030
Parish:   Nepean
County:   Cook
Description:   A scattered settlement about 4km WSW of Richmond, bounded on the N by Grose River, the E by Nepean River and the SW by the City of the Blue Mountains. Boundaries within the Hawkesbury Council area shown on map GNB3716.
Meaning:   For: deep water. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
History:   The name derived from an Aboriginal healer (Yal-lah-Mein-Di) who operated on one of Governor Phillip's guides who was suffering pain.
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