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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
26th October 2014
Reference:   3744
Placename:   Bellata
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 17th March 2006
Previous Name:   Village of Bellata
GNB File:   GNB3784,3792
LGA:   Narrabri
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -29 55 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   149 47 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -29 54 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   149 47 04
Topographic Map:   Bellata
1:100000 Map:   Bellata 8838
Parish:   Boorah
County:   Jamison
Description:   A town situated on the Newell Hwy about 49 km N of Narrabri. Boundaries within the Narrabri Council area shown on map GNB3792. Boundaries within Shire of Moree Plains shown on map marked GNB3784
Meaning:   For: 'kangaroo'. (Reed; 1967). Also: 'home of belar trees'. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
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