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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
22nd November 2018
Reference:   59522
Placename:   Tongarra
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 12th January 1996
GNB File:   GNB2535
LGA:   Shellharbour
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -34 35 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 42 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -34 34 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 42 04
Topographic Map:   Robertson
1:100000 Map:   Kiama 9028
Parish:   Calderwood
County:   Camden
Description:   A suburb on both sides of the Illawarra Highway about 7 km west of Albion Park. Boundaries and names in Shellharbour shown on map GNB2535.
Meaning:   For: home of the cabbage palm. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
History:   Settled by William Moles.
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