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Forlsche Rock

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Name Forlsche Rock
Type Designation Hydrographic Rock
Place Id 12926
Place Type Feature
Status Recorded
Date Registered
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -12° 04' S (Decimal degrees -12.0683)
Longitude: 136° 52' E (Decimal degrees 136.8721)
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Locality / Suburb  
  East Arnhem
Local Government Area  
History/Origin Believed to have been named after Police Insp. Foelsche, but spelt incorrectly as Forlsche.

CTG Haultain in his "Watch off Arhem Land" which details his work as commander of Patrol Vessel "Larrakia" during 1936-1938 mentions "Foelsche Rock".

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