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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
2nd November 2014
Reference:   47132
Placename:   Port Hacking
Designation:   Bay
Status:   Assigned 4th May 1973
LGA:   Sutherland Shire
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -34 04 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 08 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -34 03 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 08 04
Topographic Map:   Port Hacking
1:100000 Map:   Port Hacking 9129
Parish:   Wattamolla
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A bay extending westerly from a line between the rock baths at Jibbon Street Cronulla ESE to Port Hacking Point including all bays except those in South West Arm between Grahams Point and Costens Point; Hacking River between Grays Point and Danger Point; North West Arm from Mansion Point NNE to the suburb of Gymea Bay near Coopernook Av.; and South of the footbridge across Cabbage Tree Basin in the suburb of Maianbar.
Origin:   Bass and Flinders first entered this bay, on 30 March 1796. Flinders said the natives called the area"Deeban" (A voyage to Terra Australis - Matthew Flinders R.N.1814 Vol 1 page XCVII)
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