Re: Pond Naming

To: "roger curnow" <>,
Subject: Re: Pond Naming
From: Joe Barr <>
Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2006 21:43:54 +1100
The officially gazetted names for the two small ponds are:

Small pond below Archdall and Pomeroy Streets - in the area known as Jarramlee Park - previously Pond 1 now "Jarramlee Pond"

The pond beside the road from Hugh McKay Crescent to Jarramlee Homestead - previously Pond 2 now "Fassifern Pond" (it is just below the old Fassifern Homestead).

The old settling ponds have been all but filled in now - there is just a puddle less than 10 metres across in the corner of the last one and this will presumably disappear when the bulldozer comes back to flatten the piles of dumped rock-fill on the rest of the site.

The big pond Marnix calls Dunlop Pond is officially West Belconnen Pond ( as in the URL he gave)

Finally there are a couple of farm dams along the horse trail between West Belconnen Pond and the entrance to Jarramlee Homestead - no names as yet but probably open to offers!!



At 04:06 PM 23/03/2006,  wrote:

Im keen to get a standard for naming these ponds set up to avoid confusion. I recall someone did try this in the past?

I understand that there are the following ponds:

1. Big pond (which i call Dunlop Pond).
2. Small pond at start of Jarramlee Rd (which i call Jarramlee Pond)
3. Small pond off Archdall St (which i call Archdall Pond)

How do you refer to these?
Do the settling ponds still exist (or have water in them) situated between 1. and 2.?

A similar situation exists along Parkwood Rd - with at least 3 separate small ponds (2 small ones within ACT, 1 largest one within NSW).

"roger curnow" <>

23/03/2006 03:58 PM
"COG" <>
Re: [canberrabirds] Parkwood Road

Hi Joe

I have seen silver gulls at the big pond
         the one I suspect Marnix calls Dunlop Pond,
        I call Pond 4
        and the Canberra Times calls Gooromon  Ponds
a couple of times recently.


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