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Renaming of two Queensland mountains

By Tania Schafer, Librarian, State Library of Queensland | 31 May 2018

This month two of Queensland mountains have been renamed under their traditional names.

  •  Gai-i (previously Mount Wheeler)
  • Baga (previously Mount Jim Crow)
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Further reading:

  •  Wynnum
  • Goodna
  • Yeerongpilly
  • Woolloongabba
  • Numinbah
  • Enoggera
  • Indooroopilly
  • Pinkenba
  • Nundah
  • Caboolture
  • Bulimba
  • Gayndah
Aboriginal Suburb Names Map

For more information view Watson, F., & Royal Geographical Society of Australasia. (1944).  Vocabularies of Four Representative Tribes of South Eastern Queensland : With Grammatical Notes There of and Some Notes on Manners and Customs, Also, a List of Aboriginal Place Names and Their Derivations  (available to view online)

Tania Schafer - Librarian, State Library of Queensland


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