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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
1st November 2014
Reference:   36750
Placename:   Mathoura
Designation:   Town
Status:   Assigned 13th January 1978
Previous Name:   Town of Mathoura
LGA:   Murray
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -35 49 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   144 54 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -35 48 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   144 54 04
Topographic Map:   Mathoura
1:100000 Map:   Mathoura 7826
Parish:   Mathoura
County:   Cadell
Description:   A town about 13km N by W of Moira Lake and about 5km SSW of Horseshoe Lagoon.
Meaning:   For: 'windy'. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
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