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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.

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