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Beagle Gulf

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Name Beagle Gulf
Type Designation Locality
Place Id 22321
Place Type Administrative Area
Status Registered
Date Registered 3 April 2007
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -12° 14' S (Decimal degrees -12.2471)
Longitude: 130° 31' E (Decimal degrees 130.517)
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Locality / Suburb  
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Local Government Area  
History/Origin This locality is named after the feature Gulf over which it exists. Beagle Gulf is named after the ?Beagle? in which Captains Wickham and Stokes surveyed the Northern Australian coast in 1844, naming Port Darwin, among other features.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
03/04/2007 Date of Registration
04/04/2007 NTG 14 Notice of Naming
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