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  • "In the Northern Territory, dual naming is where a physical feature has been officially given a name which includes both the traditional Aboriginal name and the introduced Euorpean (or English) name recorded by an explorer. The name can be in either order and is separated by a solidus (/) and is registered as one name. The order the name appears will be determined by the Place Names Committee after consulation with all interested parties. The name as approved and registered should be shown on and in official documents and publication, however in unofficial documents and publications either name can be used.

    Example - Uluru / Ayers Rock."

    - 'Dual Naming of Features',, cited 16 Feb 2009.

    February 16, 2009