Wathaurung (VIC)

LocationSouth of Geelong toward Cape Otway; northwest to Lake Burrambeet, Beaufort, and Ballarat; about Princetown and upper Barwon River; also east of Geelong to Queenscliff.
Co-ordinates143°55'E x 38°0'S
Area3,000 sq. m. (7,800 sq. km.)
ReferencesParker, 1843; Addis, 1844; Eyre, 1844, 1845; Great Britain, House of Commons, 1844; Parker, 1844; Tuckfield, 1844; Thomas, 1862 MS, Ridley, 1875; Buckley quoted by Thompson in Smyth, 1878; Eyre in Smyth, 1878; Smyth, 1878; Dawson, 1881; Wedge, 1883; Cary, 1898, 1904; Mossman in Cary, 1898; Thomas in Bride, 1898; Tuckfield in Cary, 1898; Davenport in Bride, 1898; Fraser, 1902; Mathews, 1902 (Gr. 6401), 1903 (Gr. 6489, 6503), 1904 (Gr. 6485); Howitt, 1904; Tindale, 1940; Massola, 1962, 1968; Hercus, 1966.
Alternative NamesWadthaurung, Waitowrung, Wudthaurung, Woddowrong, Waddorow, Wadawio, Wadourer, Woddowrong, Wollowurong, Woddowro, Wudjawuru, Witowurrung, Wothowurong, Watorrong, Witaoro (kuli = man), Wudja-wurung, Witowurung, Witowur®ong, Witowro, Witoura, Wadjawuru, Wuddyawurru, Wuddyawurra, Witouro, Witswrong (typographical error), Wittyawhuurong, Warra, Wardy-yallock (horde in Pitfield area), Borumbeet Bulluk (horde at Lake Burrambeet speaking a slight dialect), Bengali (horde near Geelong), Buninyong (place name, location of a northern horde).