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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
19th November 2018
Reference:   36154
Placename:   Mann River
Designation:   River
Status:   Assigned 24th August 1979
Previous Names:   Mitchell River
Ben Lomond Creek
Mann River
Backwater R.
LGA:   Clarence Valley
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -29 40 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   152 09 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -29 39 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   152 09 04
Topographic Map:   Camelback
1:100000 Map:   Coaldale 9439
Parish:   Camelback
County:   Gresham
Description:   A perennial stream rising in Llangothlin Lake about 10 km ESE of Ben Lomond. It flows generally north north east, east, north east and north for about 180 km into the Clarence River about 16 km south west of Baryulgil. Its main tributaries are the Yarrow, Henry and Nymboida Rivers.
Origin:   Thought to be named after Samuel Furneaux Mann, who held a squatting licence for a short time in the region northwest of Glenn Innes. (Atchison, 1976).
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