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Towns River

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Name Towns River
Type Designation Stream
Place Id 19085
Place Type Feature
Status Recorded
Date Registered
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -14° 54' S (Decimal degrees -14.9126)
Longitude: 136° 25' E (Decimal degrees 136.4312)
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Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Roper Gulf Shire Council
History/Origin Named after Robert Towns after whom Townsville, Queensland, was named, and believed to have originated when Cadell's journeys of 1868 were charted. The name appears on Goyder's 1885 pastoral compilation.

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