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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
2nd September 2014
Reference:   41227
Placename:   Mystery Bay
Designation:   Bay
Status:   Assigned 18th August 1972
LGA:   Eurobodalla
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -36 18 16
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 08 07
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -36 18 10
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 08 11
Topographic Map:   Central Tilba
1:100000 Map:   Narooma 8925
Parish:   Narooma
County:   Dampier
Description:   A bay on the south coast, lying on the NW of Boat Harbour Point and 5.5 km E by N of Central Tilba.
Origin:   Named after the unexplained disappearance of five men, including the government geologist Lamont Young, on the 10 October 1880. Their empty boat was found in mysterious circumstances, abandoned and wrecked, on a reef in the bay.
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