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27th May 2019
Reference:   47174
Placename:   Port Stephens
Designation:   Harbour
Status:   Assigned 21st January 1977
LGA:   Port Stephens
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -32 42 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   152 00 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -32 41 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   152 00 04
Topographic Map:   Karuah
1:100000 Map:   Newcastle 9232
Parish:   Sutton
County:   Gloucester
Description:   A harbour which is entered between Toomeree Head and Yacaaba Head Within it lies Shoal Bay, Nelson Bay, Salamander Bay, Cromarty Bay, Tilligerry Creek, Big Swan Bay, Little Swan Bay, Karuah River, Balberook Cove, North Arm Cove, The Narrows and Myall River.
Origin:   PORT STEPHENS - so named by Cook after Mr Phillip Stephens. P. 306. (infor. from RAHS Journal Vol 35 pt 6)
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