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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
12th December 2018
Reference:   69135
Placename:   Drake
Designation:   Village
Status:   Assigned 21st April 1978
Previous Names:   Village of Drake
Timbarra
Fairfield
LGA:   Tenterfield
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -28 55 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   152 22 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -28 54 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   152 22 04
Topographic Map:   Drake
1:100000 Map:   Drake 9340
Parish:   West Fairfield
County:   Drake
Description:   A village about 2 km SSE of Mount Carrington and about 6 km NE by E of Mount Richmond.
Meaning:   Aboriginal name for area: 'behbihl' from Wahlubal dialect of Bunjalung (Tabulum) (M. Sharpe; 1992).
Origin:   Aboriginal
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