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Lake Bennett

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Name Lake Bennett
Type Designation Dam
Place Id 14299
Place Type Feature
Status Recorded
Date Registered
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -12° 57' S (Decimal degrees -12.96)
Longitude: 131° 09' E (Decimal degrees 131.1657)
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Locality / Suburb  
  Lake Bennett
Local Government Area  
  Coomalie Community Council
History/Origin A dam was constructed by George and Ken Bennett in 1980, having purchased the land in July 1979.

The Dam and the water behind the earthen wall (Lake Bennett) is used as a tourist/ Darwin Day trippers camping ground. The land around the foreshore has been subdivided and weekenders built.

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Date Gazettal Comment
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