Weipa, comprising two townships, is on Albatross Bay at the confluence of Mission and Embley Rivers, 490 km north-west of Cooktown and 230 km from Torres Strait. It faces the Gulf of Carpentaria on the west side of Cape York Peninsula.

Further Reading: 

Hector Holthouse, Cape York, 1999

Jan Roberts, Massacres to mining: the colonisation of Aboriginal Australia, Blackburn, Dove Communications, 1981

Comalco Limited, The Aboriginal and Islander Community of Weipa South, Melbourne, Comalco, 1980

Napranum entry


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