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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
24th October 2018
Reference:   5460
Placename:   Blue Mountains Range
Designation:   Range
Status:   Assigned 15th May 1970
LGA:   Blue Mountains
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 40 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 17 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 39 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 17 04
Topographic Map:   Springwood
1:100000 Map:   Penrith 9030
Parish:   Woodford
County:   Cook
Description:   A range of mountains, plateau and escarpments extending off the Great Dividing Range about 4.8 km N.W. of Wolgan Gap in a generally S.E. direction for about 96 km, terminating at Emu Plains. For about 2/3 of its length it is traversed by the Great Western Highway and the Main Westen Railway. Several established towns are situated on its heights, including Katoomba, Blackheath, Mt Victoria, and Springwood. It forms the watershed between Coxs River to the S and the Grose and Wolgan Rivers to the N.
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