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Litchfield Truck Parking Bay

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Name Litchfield Truck Parking Bay
Type Designation Rest Area
Place Id 24520
Place Type Feature
Status Registered
Date Registered 10 October 2013
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -12° 51' S (Decimal degrees -12.85977)
Longitude: 131° 08' E (Decimal degrees 131.14242)
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Locality / Suburb  
  Darwin River Dam
Local Government Area  
  Coomalie Community Council
History/Origin Named after Frederick Henry Litchfield, explorer and Special Constable. Litchfield's connection commended with Finniss' survey party 1864/5 to Escape Cliffs, through to the 1920?s. Litchfield was the first to find gold in the Northern Territory at the Finniss River in September 1865.

Register & Gazettal information

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