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Title: Ruwuru or Ruwarung
Other Titles: Place Name Summary (PNS) 4.03.02/03
Author: Schultz, Chester
Publisher: Chester Schultz
Issue Date: 26-Nov-2016
Abstract: Ruwuru, or Ruwarung, is the Ngarrindjeri-Ramindjeri name for the beach spring 350 metres southwest of the jetty ruins at Port Willunga, as remembered by Aboriginal people from the Encounter Bay and Lakes region (such as Albert Karlowan and Reuben Walker) who travelled regularly to Adelaide in the late 19th century. There is no record of the name in times of first contact. It is ‘just a name’, with no known meaning.
Keywords: Ngarrindjeri-Ramindjeri language
Port Willunga
Beach spring
Aboriginal place-names
South Australia geography
Kaurna Warra Pintyandi
Kaurna language
Appears in Collections:Southern Kaurna Place Names Essays

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