hw0437 W.T. Dawson and H.W. Pettit Gippsland place names and vocal

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Dawson and Pettit Gippsland Aboriginal Vocabularies

M.E.B. Howitt Eastwood Lucknow

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Gippsland Vocabularies and Place Names Obtained and recorded in the Fifties by W.T. Dawson, District Surveyor, and J.H.W. Pettit, Surveyor. (o) Omeo District (P) Pidgin English

Place Names

Snowy River Deeroc – Station at Orbost meaning Bullrushes the roots of which were eaten Wibbinduck – a morass Wort-wort – a small hill in the centre of a morass Gwurruc-gwurruc – a long waterhole Margelong – a sand hummock on the sea coast Milley – a small scrub on the bank of the Brodribb Bulla-bowl-bowl – two islands Bougil Tamboon - (Bream) a small lagoon on the coast Giddi (moulting swan) – swan’s nesting place Thaligada - a teatree morass Beeba-beeba – a mountain on the Buchan Road Jellingal – a small tributary Bitta-bullong a small creek on the west side Tombondawonda – a mountain Loongolaat – a small creek on the east side Yuccut-balloon – a long mountain on E side of Brodribb Why-on – a rock Benn – a lake on the 90 mile beach Wingin – a creek on the 90 mile beach Mallagoota – a creek on the coast Caan – a mountain neat the coast Thuroong (snake) – a creek infested by snakes Buchan – Rocks with a wave [handwritten] Buccan mungie – the place of the bag (woman’s) (AWH) Coongulla (wild black) – a small flat Coorong – a fall in the Snowy River Burroorunga – One of the Buchan mountains Cutwort (pigface) – a long point Jillangolo – a mountain Jingella (a green bank) on the east bank Mouyong (eel) – a saltwater creek on E bank of outlet. Biddi/

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2. Biddi – a creek Ironmungie – a flat Coongulmerang – station, a succession of small flats [handwritten] Lindenow Station Mitchell River

GIPPSAND LAKES Nowre Nowre – Lake Tyers Batta-Boulong - Nowre-Nowre – The Ironstone Mountain Binginwarree – new entrance to Lakes Barramunderang (Devil Devil sit down) Entrance Belligullet – Entrance Mulloo (pipe clay) Lake Tyers Entrance Chale – brogan – a conical isolated mount Tombarro – a river running at the base of Chale-brogan Talla-bowee (longtailed wallaby) – a creek running with L. Tyers Dellin – Coady Vale Ninne – Large Bluff left of Lakes Dellbut – Lightwood Flat in Bank. Jones Bay Creug – Creek falling into Jones Bay Bolodun – point running into Lake below wheat paddock Tourr – wheat paddock, Crooke’s House Nimbun-wullung – Backwater, Jimmy’s point

TAMBO RIVER Bradgerac – The Omeo Country Tambo – a river Bendi – a limestone plain, head of Tambo Bindi – good grass country near Crooke’s Station Enno – mungie – a limestone plain, head of Tambo Innio- mungie – Crooke’s Station Tongeo-mungie – Crooke’s station Tongio-mingue – a limestone plain, head of Tambo Balial-mungee – Tongio lambing station Gowa-mungee – Hill back of Tongio Inn Ninninda-tunde-wunga - part of Bruthen morass Moran - moran – Stirling’s, Bruthen Delbut-wurwun – Junction of Tambo and Timbarra Borran – near Tambo below Mossiface, a resort for pelicans

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3. Borrumunderung – Mossiface Flat Daruda-Yaruda, gerungun – creek near Swan Reach a drinking place for kangaroos Barrn or Bourne – Old hut near log Bulli-Bulla-yaru – Morass Sawmill Woo-cook – Hill on Tambo, Swan Reach Weng – Swan Reach house Bill-walk – Little Morass at Swan Reach Nurkinerng – on the Tambo Booy-yun – Swan Reach Gran – Saltwater Creek Mair-bor-bing – Corner Lakes at Swan Reach Doo-you-mun – Rock Lakes at Swan Reach Boologgun – Waterhole near Swan Reach Coong-na-duc – Low flat bank opposite Swan Reach Nulluga-crow-under – Lagoon near old huts Swan Reach Neddungmon – Morass Swan Reach Billuel – Log across creek above Swan Reach Benggacaale-doruda – Small morass, Swan Reach Burrun – end Johnson’s fence in large paddock Noondee – just outside paddock Too-culla-doo-yun – creek running into Saltwater Creek. Yellon - corner in paddock Coongadooloot - near Sheep station Tambo Bluff Tourn-ye-ric - part of bank at Tambo Bluff Ted-gulk - part of bank at Tambo Bluff Borrh - a large rock at Tambo Bluff Nalong - Head of Little River Campoba-mungee - Hill back of Day's farm Worungalla - Bindi Range, near Sheep Bridge on Tambo, 4m. from Tongio Bitwal - Tongio Hill Tinnara - Mt Bindi Range head of Junction Creek Beeber-beeber - High isolated hill much exposed to S. W. winds Nummi-alga - Bald Hill Creek Tarra - Lock up Cree, Tongio East Naalong - Hill on left between Reedy Flat and Numblamungie Mogoin - Gap Creek Burrak-book - part of Mount Johnstone Bone-Berrie/

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4. Bona-Berrie - Hellhole Creek, above Tongio Gillum - Large hill opposite Shady Creek, East side of river Chirot-Ballan - Junction Creek Tallowudgin - Parts of Tambo where there are no possums Nung-nung or )Tambo Crossing Place, McDougall's Noye-yang) conger eel (AWH) Bongeroot - Fainting Range Millukmungee - grass coutry on Buchan River Cragun - Stony Creek Beerr - Road to Bruthen via Marshall's Darrdong - Marshall's Toora - Place on river near Bruthen Nillung - Creek crossing Swan Reach Road, Bruthen Narrt- Yarrung - near Bruthen Pundar-Wadda-da - The Lake Bruthen Morass Benkalunka - a small morass, near Bruthen Doolneyarn - a backwater Bequa - crossing place at Bruthen Noorun-norrun - place opposite where Buchan Road goes up next river Boeiyou - Kilmorie House Bruthan- Mungie - Morass at Bruthen Bruthen - Long wooded point Tournilli - Peak at end of long-wooded point Delbadoot - Ridge back of Bruthen Morass Mullungdung - end of morass west side of Tambo Bools-Bools-yurn - Creek Mossiface Flat Quock - point opposite Tambo Bluff Mietung - Bend in Lake at Tambo Bluff Quonnumbrun - Neck of land, mouth of Tambo Nangwungdite - Point below lagoon on lake Moar - Saltwater Creek

NICHOLSON RIVER Geremoot - Nicholson River Turru - Morgan's Place Deerwun - Morass, mouth of Nicholson Boolodun - Morass higher up the Nicholson

MITCHELL RIVER/

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