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Boonoo Boonoo River
Boonoo Boonoo River in 2010

Boonoo Boonoo is a locality in New South Wales, Australia.

Location

It is a locality about 15km west of Boorook and 12 km north of London Bridge within the Tenterfield Shire and is part of Buller County, New South Wales. The nearest settlement is Liston, New South Wales. It lies just south of the Queensland state border.

Geogrgaphy

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Morgans Gully, Boonoo Boonoo NP.

The etymology of Boonoo Boonoo is Aboriginal for "poor country with no animals to provide food" and is pronounced 'bunna bunoo'. The local geography is dominated by prominent granite inselbergs and mountains.

The main geographic features in the locality are Boonoo Boonoo National Park, Boonoo Boonoo River and Falls, Bald Rock National Park and Mount Lindesay Highway.

History

Gold was discovered in the district in 1858, and the economy today is mainly beef cattle breeding and superfine wool production through the breeding of Merino sheep.

Coordinates: 28°53′05″S 152°06′20″E / 28.88472°S 152.10556°E / -28.88472; 152.10556

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