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Karen Kelly Crossing

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Name Karen Kelly Crossing
Type Designation Bridge
Place Id 24666
Place Type Feature
Status Registered
Date Registered 24 March 2015
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -12° 48' S (Decimal degrees -12.80103)
Longitude: 130° 58' E (Decimal degrees 130.97147)
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Locality / Suburb  
  Darwin River
Local Government Area  
  Litchfield Council
History/Origin Karen Margaret Kelly Named after Karen Kelly, a local resident, who went missing in April 2010 and was later found (a year and five months) deceased in her car, washed downstream of the crossing. The coroner requested a culvert or bridge to be built at the crossing and the new crossing was known by locals as "Karen's Bridge".

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
24/03/2015 Date added to Register
08/04/2015 NTG G14 Date Gazetted
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