The Wilingura inhabited the land between the Cox River and Nutwood Downs. Norman Tindale estimated their territory as covering some 7,500 square miles (19,000 km2), taking in the Strangways River and the upper Hodgson River, and running west to the vicinity of Birdum (Pine Creek).
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