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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
15th November 2018
Reference:   46248
Placename:   Pindari Dam
Designation:   Dam
Status:   Assigned 15th August 1980
LGA:   Inverell
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -29 23 20
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 14 40
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -29 23 14
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 14 44
Topographic Map:   Ashford
1:100000 Map:   Ashford 9139
Parish:   Egerton
County:   Arrawatta
Description:   A dam constructed on the Severn River 4 km NNW of Stag Mountain and about 16 km ESE of Ashford.
Meaning:   Aboriginal word for high rock.
Origin:   Aboriginal, and is the name of an early pastoral run which adjoined the storage area. (Maj.Rur.Dams.NSW., Dep. L&WC).
History:   Construction of the dam commenced in 1967, completed in 1969 and enlarged to its present size in 1994.
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