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Percy Lake Truck Parking Bay

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Name Percy Lake Truck Parking Bay
Type Designation Rest Area
Place Id 24528
Place Type Feature
Status Registered
Date Registered 10 October 2013
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -23° 08' S (Decimal degrees -23.1497)
Longitude: 133° 42' E (Decimal degrees 133.71467)
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Locality / Suburb  
  Burt Plain
Local Government Area  
  MacDonnell Shire Council
History/Origin Named after Percy Lake, who had a freight run from Alice Springs to Adelaide carting stores and fuel to stations and towns south of Alice Springs. He also carted freight and fuel north to Darwin and across to Mt Isa and was a part of the Independent Freight Services with Ted Styles in the late 1950's and 1960's. Percy Lake owned a Mercedes single drive semi-trailer in the late 1940's and 1950's. He retired in the late sixties.

Register & Gazettal information

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