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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
19th November 2018
Reference:   39353
Placename:   Morning Bay
Designation:   Bay
Status:   Assigned 31st August 1984
Previous Name:   Towlers Bay
GNB File:   GNB2550
LGA:   Warringah
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 37 30
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 17 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 37 24
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 17 04
Topographic Map:   Broken Bay
1:100000 Map:   Sydney 9130
Parish:   Broken Bay
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A bay within Pittwater about 3 km W of Paradise Beach and about 3km W of Paradise Beach and about 5 km SE of Challenger Head.
Origin:   Morning Bay was named by Captain F W Sidney when he surveyed Pittwater between 1868 and 1872, and is shown on Admiralty Chart BA 2166. (See also Agenda for Board's meeting on 25 June 1984, pp.25-26) (Swancott C 19.., `Dee Why to Barrenjoey and Pittwater`, p.10)
History:   The bay was originally called `Morning Bay`. Then on 21 January 1977, the name `Towlers Bay ` was assigned. `Morning Bay` was assigned for the bay on 31 August 1984.
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