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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
19th December 2018
Reference:   35030
Placename:   Macdonald River
Designation:   River
Status:   Assigned 26th May 1967
Previous Name:   Muluerindie - State Map Co. Inglis
LGA:   Tamworth Regional
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -30 53 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 10 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -30 52 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 10 04
1:100000 Map:   Bendemeer 9136
Parish:   Bendemeer
County:   Inglis
Description:   Rises at the intersection of Moonbi and Great Dividing Ranges and flows generally north westerly into the Namoi River at the northern most corner of the County of Inglis. The river flows through Bendemeer.
Origin:   Reputedly named after a Mr H. Macdonald, who occupied land in the area for R. Wiseman. (Atchison, 1976).
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