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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
30th July 2014
Reference:   50370
Placename:   Rous River
Designation:   River
Status:   Assigned 4th January 1974
Previous Name:   North Arm Tweed River
LGA:   Tweed
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -28 18 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   153 16 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -28 17 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   153 16 04
Topographic Map:   Murwillumbah
1:100000 Map:   Murwillumbah 9541
Parish:   Chillingham
County:   Rous
Description:   A river rising on the southern slopes of Mount Hobwee on the McPherson Range on the New South Wales-Queensland border about 6 km. N by E of Limpinwood. It flows generally E by S, then E for about 43 km. into the Tweed River approx. 8 km. NE of Murwillumbah.
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