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Hundred of Ayers

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Name Hundred of Ayers
Type Designation Hundred
Place Id 20492
Place Type Administrative Area
Status Assigned
Date Registered
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -12° 38' S (Decimal degrees -12.64)
Longitude: 130° 55' E (Decimal degrees 130.92)
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Locality / Suburb  
  (None Found)
Local Government Area  
  Litchfield Council
History/Origin This Hundred takes in Berry Springs and extends to the southern part of the Darwin Harbour and is named after Sir Henry Ayers, the Chief Secretary of South Australia (Premier) and who was honoured by the explorer W.C Gosse in 1873 in naming of Ayers Rock in Central Australia.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
14/09/1871 SAGG
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