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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
16th September 2014
Reference:   3197
Placename:   Batemans Bay
Designation:   Bay
Status:   Assigned 22nd December 1967
LGA:   Eurobodalla
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -35 44 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 13 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -35 43 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 13 04
Topographic Map:   Nelligen
1:100000 Map:   Batemans Bay 8926
Parish:   Bateman
County:   St Vincent
Description:   A wide and deep indentation into the S coast formed by the Tasman Sea. At its head the Clyde River has its mouth and the town of Batemans Bay is situated.
Origin:   Named by Captain Cook in honour of Nathaniel Bateman who had been captain of the 'Northumberland' when Cook was master. (Ref 'Behind Broulee' History of Eurobodalla Shire, Central Coast N.S.W. Page 11.
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