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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
22nd November 2018
Reference:   5000
Placename:   Billabong Creek
Designation:   Creek
Status:   Assigned 7th July 1972
Previous Name:   Moulamein or Billabong Creek
GNB File:   GNB4004
LGA:   Urana
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -35 24 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   146 08 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -35 23 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   146 08 04
Topographic Map:   Urana
1:100000 Map:   Urana 8127
Parish:   Nowranie
County:   Wakool
Description:   A partly perennial stream commencing at the junction of Yarra Yarra Creek and Little Billabong Creek about 12 km NE of Holbrook. It flows generally W,NW and W for about 388km to join the Edward River at Moulamein.
Origin:   Aboriginal: an effluent from a river, sometimes separated from it, sometimes being joined again at time of flood. Also used loosely as a lake or flood. (Reed 1967)
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