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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
16th November 2018
Reference:   44525
Placename:   Mount Oxley
Designation:   Hill
Status:   Assigned 10th January 1969
LGA:   Bourke
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -30 12 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   146 14 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -30 11 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   146 14 04
Topographic Map:   Mount Oxley
1:100000 Map:   Mount Oxley 8137
Parish:   Moira
County:   Cowper
Description:   A prominence about 19 miles ESE of Bourke. It is surmounted by Moira Trigonometrical Station.
Origin:   Captain Sturt saw the mountain rising and named it Oxleys Tableland after Surveyor-General John Oxley. (Vol.Ix. The history of Bourke).
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