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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
18th November 2018
Reference:   59323
Placename:   Mount Tomah
Designation:   Mountain
Status:   Assigned 20th March 1970
Previous Name:   Fern Tree Hill
LGA:   Blue Mountains
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 33 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 25 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 32 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 25 04
Topographic Map:   Mount Wilson
1:100000 Map:   Katoomba 8930
Parish:   Irvine
County:   Cook
Description:   Eminence in Bell Range about 6.5 km NE of Mount Peaks. It is surmounted by Tomah and Tomah South Trigonometrical Stations.
Origin:   Archibald Bell Junior, camped here on 4th August 1823 when he recorded that is it was `distinguished by the natives by the name Tomah`.
History:   Caley had named the mountain `Fern Tree Hill` in 1804.
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