Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Goeng (QLD)
LocationFrom the south end of Port Curtis to near mouth of Baffle Creek; inland to headwaters of Kolan River, Many Peaks Range, Lowmead, and Miriam Vale. Mathew (1914) equated this tribe in error with the inland Korenggoreng.
Co-ordinates151°40'E x 24°15'S
Area1,200 sq. m. (3,100 sq. km.)
ReferencesPalmer, 1884; Lauterer, 1897; Mathews, 1898 (Gr. 6444), 1900 (Gr. 6566), 1910 (Gr. 6470); Roth, 1910; Mathew, 1914 (as Meerooni); Tindale, 1940.
Alternative NamesGoonine, Yungkono, GurangGurang (of Mathew only), Meeroni, Maroonee, Meerooni, Wide Bay tribe (of Palmer), ?Yamma.
This information is reproduced from NB Tindale's Aboriginal Tribes of Australia (1974). Please be aware that much of the data relating to Aboriginal language group distribution and definition has undergone revision since 1974. Please note also that this catalogue represents Tindale's attempt to depict Aboriginal tribal distribution at the time of European contact.

Collection AA338 Norman Barnett Tindale