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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
28th November 2014
Reference:   40386
Placename:   Mulwala
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 7th July 2006
GNB File:   GNB3758,3737
LGA:   Corowa
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -35 59 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   146 00 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -35 58 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   146 00 04
Topographic Map:   Lowesdale
1:100000 Map:   Buraja 8126
Parish:   Mulwala
County:   Denison
Description:   A town on the western shore of Lake Mulwala and about 23 km SSW of Rennie. Boundaries within the Berrigan Council area shown on map GNB3737. Boundaries within the Corowa Council area shown on map GNB3758-1.
Meaning:   For: 'rain'. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
History:   It was created in 1939 when Yarrawonga weir was built across the Murray. (Discover Australia, 1990).
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