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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
22nd November 2018
Reference:   42414
Placename:   Nightcap Range
Designation:   Range
Status:   Assigned 19th February 1971
Previous Name:   Night Cap Range
GNB File:   GNB4839
LGA:   Lismore
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -28 33 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   153 20 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -28 32 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   153 20 04
Topographic Map:   Huonbrook
1:100000 Map:   Lismore 9540
Parish:   Whian Whian
County:   Rous
Description:   A range of mountains extending generally SE from Mount Burrell for about 25 km to Peates Mountain.
Origin:   Under the entry for Nightcap National Forest in the booklet Place Names of the Richmond Region, nightcap is said to be derived from night camp.(Place Names of the Richmond Region. 1983. p.35)
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