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26th April 2019
Reference:   47723
Placename:   Quaama
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 29th January 1999
Previous Names:   Quaamaa
Dry River
GNB File:   GNB3735
LGA:   Bega Valley
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -36 28 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   149 52 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -36 27 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   149 52 04
Topographic Map:   Cobargo
1:100000 Map:   Cobargo 8825
Parish:   Cadjangarry
County:   Dampier
Description:   A village about 6.5 km south of Verona. Boundaries within Bega Valley Council area shown on map GNB3735.
Meaning:   "Shallow Water" (Reed A.W., "Aboriginal Place Names" Reed New Holland
Origin:   Aboriginal
History:   It is believed that Dry River was shown on birth certificates for this locality up until the early 1900's.
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