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Fiddian Range

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Name Fiddian Range
Type Designation Range
Place Id 12803
Place Type Feature
Status Recorded
Date Registered
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -14° 43' S (Decimal degrees -14.7297)
Longitude: 134° 27' E (Decimal degrees 134.4658)
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Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Roper Gulf Shire Council
History/Origin The Fiddian Range feature appears in David Lindsay's Trigs of 1880 of the Roper River District. It is believed the name is derived from Samuel Fiddian who was the first Headmaster of Prince Alfred College in Adelaide.

It also appears on Ringwood's plan of the Overland Telegraph Line in the Northern Territory of 1874 (Sheet 1).

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