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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
15th November 2018
Reference:   54080
Placename:   Spectacle Island
Designation:   Island
Status:   Assigned 8th October 1976
Previous Name:   Goat
LGA:   Hornsby
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 32 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 12 30
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 31 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 12 34
Topographic Map:   Cowan
1:100000 Map:   Sydney 9130
Parish:   Cowan
County:   Northumberland
Description:   An island in the Hawkesbury River. about 2 km NNW of Brooklyn and about 1 km SE of Mooney Mooney.
History:   The name Goat Island was given by locals because of a hard of goats kept on the island.
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