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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
18th November 2018
Reference:   39502
Placename:   Mosman
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 28th February 1997
GNB File:   GNB3533
LGA:   Mosman
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 49 45
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 14 31
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 49 39
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 14 35
Topographic Map:   Parramatta River
1:100000 Map:   Sydney 9130
Parish:   Willoughby
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A suburb about 3 km E by N of North Sydney and about 4 km S by W of Seaforth. The suburb of Mosman covers the entire Mosman Local Government Area. Boundaries within the Mosman Council area shown on map GNB3533.
Origin:   Derives its name from Archibald Mossman (1799-1863) who set up a whaling station at Mossman's Bay in 1830. (Australian Place Names, Kennedy, 1992).
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