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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
20th April 2014
Reference:   59267
Placename:   Tocumwal
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 26th November 1993
GNB File:   GNB3737
LGA:   Berrigan
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -35 49 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   145 34 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -35 48 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   145 34 04
Topographic Map:   Tocumwal
1:100000 Map:   Berrigan 8026
Parish:   Tocumwal
County:   Denison
Description:   A town situated on north side of Murray River 52 km SSW of Jerilderie. Boundaries within the Berrigan Council area shown on map GNB3737.
Meaning:   Said to be Aboriginal 'tocumwal' for 'deep hole in the river' (not ve- rified). (Appleton; 1992). Also: deep hole. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
History:   Formerly Yabula-yabula Aboriginal land. (Appleton; 1992).
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