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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
12th December 2018
Reference:   44889
Placename:   Pandoras Pass
Designation:   Pass
Status:   Assigned 4th August 1967
Previous Name:   Brennans Gap
LGA:   Warrumbungle
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -31 43 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   149 55 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -31 42 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   149 55 04
1:100000 Map:   Coolah 8834
Parish:   Lowe
County:   Napier
Description:   A natural break in the Warrumbungle Range. A road from Pandora Homestead to Coolah goes through the pass.
Origin:   Pandoras Pass - so named by Allan Cunningham (in reference to the Greek Legend) in June 1823. (Papers on Australian Place Names. J S Ryan. University of New England. 1963)
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