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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
27th November 2014
Reference:   37163
Placename:   Menindee
Designation:   Town
Status:   Assigned 29th August 1980
GNB File:   GNB3747
LGA:   Central Darling
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -32 22 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   142 24 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -32 21 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   142 24 04
Topographic Map:   Menindee
1:100000 Map:   Menindee 7333
County:   Menindee
Description:   A town about 4 km SE of Lake Menindee, about 14 km S by E of Copi Hollow and 110 km SE of Broken Hill. Boundaries in the Central Darling Council area shown on map GNB3747.
Meaning:   Derived from Baagandji 'milhthaka' for egg yolk. (Appleton; 1992).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
History:   The ill-fated Burke and Wills stayed in 1860 on their journey north (A-Z of Aust. Towns & Cities).
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