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Allan Hodsdon Truck Parking Bay

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Name Allan Hodsdon Truck Parking Bay
Type Designation Rest Area
Place Id 24496
Place Type Feature
Status Registered
Date Registered 10 October 2013
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -17° 02' S (Decimal degrees -17.03631)
Longitude: 133° 26' E (Decimal degrees 133.44233)
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Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Roper Gulf Shire Council
History/Origin Named after Allan Hodsdon who came to Darwin in the late 1950's. He worked for Australian Blue Metal, Fleetowners, Interconstruction Enterprises and North Australian Haulage and others. Allan passed away in May 2011 and his ashes are scattered at the 87 Mile Jump-Up on Dorat Road (the original Stuart Highway).

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
10/10/2013 Date added to the Register
23/10/2013 NTG G43
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