Alawa (NT)

LocationSouthern tributaries of Roper River upstream from the mouth of the Hodgson River west to Roper valley; south to Mason Bluff (Mount Mueller) and Hodgson Downs; east to the headwaters of Mountain Creek where in the year 1922 they had a refuge cave with buried stores of water lily seeds, examined by this author.
Co-ordinates134°15'E x 15°0'S
Area1,600 sq. m. (4,200 sq. km.)
ReferencesLowre in Curr, 1886; East, 1889; Stretton, 1893; Spencer and Gillen, 1904; Power in Basedow, 1907; Eylmann, 1908; Spencer, 1914; Tindale, 1922 MS, 1925, 1928, 1940, 1963 MS, and MS; Radcliffe-Brown, 1930; Capell, 1942; Australian Encyclopedia, 1958; Elkin in Berndt, 1951; Elkin, 1961; Lockwood, 1962; Sharpe, 1970.
Alternative NamesAlaua, Allawa, Allaua, Allua, Allowa, Alowa, Leealowa, Kallaua, Allowiri, Allaura, Galleewo, ? Woolooami.