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25th May 2019
Reference:   66471
Placename:   Woronora River
Designation:   River
Status:   Assigned 4th May 1973
GNB File:   GNB4612
LGA:   Wollongong
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -34 07 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 56 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -34 06 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 56 04
Topographic Map:   Port Hacking
1:100000 Map:   Port Hacking 9129
Parish:   Holsworthy
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A mostly perennial stream rising about 7 km W by N of Stanwell Tops. It flows generally N & NNE for about 38 km into the Georges River.
Origin:   named by Robert Dixon - misspelt as Wooloonora - a native word meaning 'black rocks'. (Information from (i) Two Hundred Years in REtrospect - Kurnell - Sutherland 1770-1970-Walker. P.66) (ii) Bygone Days of the Sutherland Shire - M.Hutton Neve - P. 10
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