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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
22nd August 2014
Reference:   69403
Placename:   Duck River
Designation:   Creek
Status:   Assigned 19th November 1976
LGA:   Auburn
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 51 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 01 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 50 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 01 04
Topographic Map:   Parramatta River
1:100000 Map:   Sydney 9130
Parish:   St John
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A watercourse about 11.5 km long. It rises from a drain in the suburb of Birrong and flows generally N then ENE into Parramatta River.
Origin:   So named in 1788 due to abundance of ducks in the area. P. 325. (information from RAHS Journal Vol 31 Pt 5)
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