W.T. Dawson and H.W. Pettit Gippsland place names and vocabulary

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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

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Document Details

Letter From
Letter To
Author Dawson, W. T. and Pettit, J. H. W.
Country Australia
Colony/State Victoria
Holding Institution State Library of Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number MS9356/437
Medium Article
Region Gippsland
Summary MS 9356 [Series] Correspondence and notes concerning aboriginal tribes - Aboriginal tribes of Victoria. [Sub Series] Yaitmathang or Omeo tribes [Item Title] Typescript copy of article by W. T. Dawson and J. H. W. Pettit titled 'Gippsland vocabularies and place names: obtained and recorded in the fifties by W. T. Dawson, District Surveyor, and J. H. W. Pettit, Surveyor' with annotations to show Omeo District. [Summary note] 15 pages. Box 1054 [Folder] 2(c) [State Library Victoria record 2018]
Physical Description Typescript copy of article with a front page with handwritten title 'Dawson and Pettit Gippsland Aboriginal Vocabularies' and an annotation bottom left, 'M.E.B. Howitt, Eastwood, Lucknow.'