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27th May 2019
Reference:   58710
Placename:   The Three Sisters
Designation:   Pinnacle
Status:   Assigned 27th February 1970
Previous Names:   Tria Saxa Point:
LGA:   Blue Mountains
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 44 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 19 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 43 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 19 04
Topographic Map:   Katoomba
1:100000 Map:   Katoomba 8930
Parish:   Megalong
County:   Cook
Description:   Three prominent rocky pinnacles off the escarpment south of Katoomba and east of Echo Point.
Origin:   Aboriginal Legend Three young wayward lubras were turned into stone by their chief whilst awaiting trial. Unfortunately for them before the trial was held the chief was killed in a battle with the fierce Burragorang tribe. Because no one else knew how to break the 'spell' the lubras remained in their rock form. Meenhi, Wimlah & Gunnedoo were
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