Kurung (VIC)

Locationwest side of Port Phillip Bay between Werribee River and Geelong; inland up Moorabool River to Dividing Range; westward toward Ballarat; at Ballan. Cary considered the people of Ballarat to be a horde of the Wathaurung and this seems to be confirmed by the vocabularies.
Co-ordinates144°25'E x 37°45'S
Area1,300 sq. m. (3,400 sq. km.)
ReferencesThomas, 1839 MS, 1862 MS; Lodge in Thomas, 1862 MS; Curr, 1887; Cary, 1898; Davenport in Bride, 1898; Thomas in Bride, 1898; Howitt, 1904.
Alternative NamesKurunjang, Kurung-jang-baluk, Coorong, Jibberin (language name), Bacchus Marsh dialect, Barabal (name sometimes applied to whole tribe, more accurately a dominant horde between Werribee and Indented Head), Barrabool, Barabull, Yawangi (based on native name, Ja:wang of the You Yang Hills).