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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
11th December 2018
Reference:   50866
Placename:   St Georges Basin
Designation:   Basin
Status:   Assigned 21st November 1969
Previous Name:   Bherwherree
LGA:   Shoalhaven
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -35 07 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 36 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -35 06 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 36 04
Topographic Map:   Huskisson
1:100000 Map:   Jervis Bay 9027
Parish:   Farnham
County:   St Vincent
Description:   An island sea about 39 sq km in area connected to the Tasman Sea by Sussex Inlet. It lies to the SW of Jervis Bay and NW of Wreck Bay.
History:   Surveyor Thomas Florance, on Nov 29 1827, while tracing from Jervis Bay to Conjola, named St Georges Basin, noting the native name Bherwherrae.
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