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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
18th November 2018
Reference:   57989
Placename:   The Branch River
Designation:   River
Status:   Assigned 12th November 1976
Previous Names:   Sandy Creek
The Branch
Larpent River
LGA:   Great Lakes
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -32 33 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   152 00 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -32 32 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   152 00 04
Topographic Map:   The Branch
1:100000 Map:   Port Stephens 9332
Parish:   Mount George
County:   Gloucester
Description:   A watercouse about 33 km long. Rising about 2 km NE of Gorong T.S. and flowing generally south and then south west into Karuah River about 5 km south of the village of Allworth.
History:   Larpent was an original director of the A.A. Co. but even on early A.A. Co. maps the name 'The Branch' occurs as a common alternative.
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