Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Walmbaria (QLD)
LocationOn the islands of the Flinders group and on extensive reefs north of Princess Charlotte Bay visiting the mainland only at Bathurst Head and Cape Melville on sufferance.
Co-ordinates144°15'E x 14°10'S
Area50 sq. m. (130 sq. km.)
ReferencesRoth, 1910; Tindale, 1927 MS, 1940; Hale and Tindale, 1933.
Alternative NamesWalmbar, Yalnga-bar (Yalnga = Cape Melville).
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