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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
1st September 2014
Reference:   35060
Placename:   Macintyre River
Designation:   River
Status:   Assigned 26th June 1970
Previous Name:   Karaula River
GNB File:   GNB634
LGA:   Inverell
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -28 48 53
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 43 46
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -28 48 47
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 43 50
Topographic Map:   Yetman
1:100000 Map:   Burrenbar 8740
Parish:   Several
County:   Benarba
Description:   A perennial stream forming portion of the headwaters of the Darling River and rising about 15 km west of Glencoe. It flows generally NW and west for about 380 km to its confluence with Weir River to form the Barwon River. Inverell, Wallangra, Yetman & Boggabilla are along its course.
Origin:   The gazette notice assigning this name was published in capital letter so that the upper,lower case spelling is not apparent. However, all correspondence in GNB 634( filed in main features file ) uses the spelling Macintyre.
History:   Originally named the Dumaresq River by Allan Cunningham. The name Macintyre was given by Cunningham to what is now known as the Dumaresq River. Peter Macintyre was the overseer at Segenhoe Station.-Atchison
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