Kandju (QLD)

LocationHeadwaters of Archer River; on tableland from between Ebagoola and Coen north to heads of Lockhart, Pascoe, and Batavia rivers; east to coastward slope of McIlwraith Range; west to Geikie Range and edge of plateau. Informants in 1963 preferred their name as now transcribed with the extended [a:].
Co-ordinates143°5'E x 13°35'S
Area3,000 sq. m. (7,800 sq. km.)
ReferencesParry-Okeden, 1897; Mathews, 1900 (Gr. 6559); McConnel, 1932, 1939-1940, 1950; Hale and Tindale, 1933; Thomson, 1933; Tindale, 1940, 1963 MS; Australian Encyclopedia, 1958; Capell, 1956, 1958, 1965; Sayers and Godfrey, 1964.
Alternative NamesKa:ntju, Ka:ndyu, Kandyu, Kantju, Kanju, Kanyu, Karnju, Karndheu, Karntju, Karnyu, Karnu, Kamdhue, Kamdheu, Gandju.