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24th October 2019
Reference:   21395
Placename:   Govetts Leap
Designation:   Waterfall
Status:   Assigned 3rd April 1970
Previous Names:   Bridal Veil Falls
The Bridal Veil
GNB File:   GNB5408, 142
LGA:   Blue Mountains
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 38 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 19 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 37 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 19 04
Topographic Map:   Katoomba
1:100000 Map:   Katoomba 8930
Parish:   Blackheath
County:   Cook
Description:   Waterfall on Govetts Leap Brook where it falls over Taylor Wall about 2.4 km east of Blackheath.
Origin:   Discovered and named by Government Surveyor William Romaine Govett about 1831. The word `leap` is an old Scottish word meaning waterfall or cascade.
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