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dc.contributor.authorSchultz, Chester-
dc.date.issued2013-04-01-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/111326-
dc.description.abstractAs the name of a railway stopping place on the former Willunga line, ‘Pikkara’ was approved by the SA government’s Nomenclature Committee on 10th January 1946. The name was a mis-transcription of rikkara, the word for ‘south’ in the Ngarrindjeri language of the Lower Murray Lakes. Their source was probably Taplin’s Folklore of the South Australian Aborigines (1879).en
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dc.publisherChester Schultzen
dc.subjectNgarrindjeri languageen
dc.subjectWillunga railwayen
dc.subjectRikkaraen
dc.subjectAboriginal place-namesen
dc.subjectSouth Australia geographyen
dc.subjectKaurna Warra Pintyandien
dc.title'Pikkara' (McLaren Vale)en
dc.title.alternativePlace Name Summary (PNS) 4.3.1/06en
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