Buningonia Land District

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Buningonia
Western Australia
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Lands administrative divisions around Buningonia:
Hampton Edjudina Giles
Ngalbain Buningonia Giles
Nuyts
Fraser Balladonia Nuyts

Buningonia Land District is a land district (cadastral division) of Western Australia, located within the Eastern Land Division on the Nullarbor Plain. It spans roughly 30°10'S - 32°00'S in latitude and 122°15'E - 124°00'E in longitude.

Location and features[edit]

The district is located on the Nullarbor Plain in the south-east of the state and falls generally East of the city of Kalgoorlie. The Trans-Australian Railway roughly bisects the district. The Aboriginal settlement of Cundeelee and the railway towns of Coonana and Zanthus are located within its boundaries.[1]

History[edit]

The district was created on 4 March 1903.[2] The description of the boundaries was subsequently amended on 8 May 1907, and published in the Government Gazette thus:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Index Map of Western Australia", Department of Lands and Surveys, 1949.
  2. ^ "New Land Districts (per 7835/97)". Western Australia Government Gazette. 4 March 1903. p. 1903:613. 
  3. ^ "Amendment of Boundaries of Land Districts (per 3647/97)". Western Australia Government Gazette. 8 May 1907. p. 1907:1344. 

Coordinates: 31°05′S 123°05′E / 31.083°S 123.083°E / -31.083; 123.083