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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
18th October 2018
Reference:   38321
Placename:   Mirrool Creek
Designation:   River
Status:   Assigned 9th August 1968
Previous Name:   Merool Creek
LGA:   Bland
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -34 23 25
Approx. AGD66 Long:   147 21 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -34 23 19
Approx. GDA94 Long:   147 21 04
Topographic Map:   Ariah Park
1:100000 Map:   Ardlethan 8229
Parish:   Ramsay
County:   Bourke
Description:   A watercourse rising about 15km W by S of the town of Temora. It flow generally NNW, W, N by W,W again for about 100km but becoming indefinite about 3 km SSW or Barellan. It forms again about 20km E of Griffith and flows WSW,NW by N through the town of Griffith for about 60.5km into Barren Box Swamp flowing W, WSW for another 67km to about 50km N by W of the town of Hay from where it makes its way into the Lachlan River.
Origin:   Mirrool Creek - native name for pipeclay P.7 Infor.from RAHS Journal Vol 38 Pt l.
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