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The name of which place, the easternmost settlement in Western Australia, comes from an Aboriginal word that describes the beginning of the course of the planet Venus?

Question #148409. Asked by pehinhota.
Last updated Oct 10 2021.
Originally posted Apr 18 2021 12:40 PM.

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The town is called Eucla.
Eucla is assumed to be a form of an Aboriginal name for the area, "Yinculyer", which one source gives as referring to the rising of the planet Venus.
link https://www.wikiwand.com/en/Eucla,_Western_Australia#/History


Response last updated by gtho4 on Oct 10 2021.
Apr 18 2021, 2:15 PM
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