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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
17th December 2018
Reference:   52427
Placename:   Severn River
Designation:   River
Status:   Assigned 9th March 1979
LGA:   Glen Innes Severn
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -29 35 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 53 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -29 34 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 53 04
Topographic Map:   Dundee
1:100000 Map:   Glen Innes 9238
Parish:   Rangers Valley
County:   Gough
Description:   A watercourse about 175 km long. It rises about 7 km NNE of Shannon Vale and flows generally WNW then NNW into the Macintyre River.
Origin:   Beleived to have been named by Oswald Bloxsome, first squatter occupant of Rangers Valley in the land district of Glen Innes, after the Severn River in the west of England. (Atchison, 1976).
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