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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
16th November 2018
Reference:   69431
Placename:   Du Faur Creek
Designation:   River
Status:   Assigned 24th April 1970
LGA:   Lithgow
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 30 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 21 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 29 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 21 04
Topographic Map:   Mount Wilson
1:100000 Map:   Katoomba 8930
Parish:   Wollangambe
County:   Cook
Description:   Perennial stream rising on Bell Range about 5 km SE of Bell. It flows generally NNE for about 8 km into Bell Creek.
Origin:   Named after Frederick Eccleston Du Faur (14.09.1832-24.04.1915), early Chief Draftsman of the Department of Lands, who had a camp site near here. (The story of Mount Wilson - by Gilbert Hughes). Also chairman of geographical section and fellow of Royal Society of NSW and trustee for National Art Gallery ( Australian Dictionary of Biography Vol 4 ).
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