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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
19th October 2018
Reference:   56669
Placename:   Tahmoor
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 17th May 1991
GNB File:   GNB3108
LGA:   Wollondilly
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -34 13 30
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 35 30
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -34 13 24
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 35 34
Topographic Map:   Picton
1:100000 Map:   Wollongong 9029
Parish:   Couridjah
County:   Camden
Description:   A town about 4 km SW by W of Maldon and 4 km ENE of Couridjah. Boundaries defined 17 May 1991 as shown on GNB3108.
Meaning:   Said to be derived from an Aboriginal name for the bronzwing pigeon (not verified). (Appleton; 1992).
Origin:   Aboriginal. Formerly Dharawal land. (Appleton; 1992).
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