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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
3rd September 2014
Reference:   62195
Placename:   Wallamba River
Designation:   River
Status:   Assigned 29th October 1976
Previous Names:   Raikes River,
Browns Creek
Wollamba River
Wollomba River
Wollumba River
LGA:   Greater Taree
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -32 06 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   152 15 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -32 05 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   152 15 04
Topographic Map:   Gangat
1:100000 Map:   Bulahdelah 9333
Parish:   Mimi
County:   Gloucester
Description:   A watercourse about 64 km long. It rises about 3 km SE by E of Daaple Hill and flows generally E then S into Wallis Lake.
History:   Named Wollomba River on map by Dangar in 1826 Named Wollomba River on map by J Cross in 1828 Name Browns Creek shown on AACo tracing of 1896 The upper part of Wollomba River was shown as Raikes River by J Cross
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