Sleeping Buddha, near Kununurra, Kimberley, Western Australia

Sleeping Buddha, near Kununurra, Kimberley, Western Australia
Sleeping Buddha, near Kununurra, Kimberley, Western Australia. The sleeping Buddha can be seen on the horizon in the distance. Kununurra is an oasis of water and lush green growth due the availability of water from the damming of the Ord River. July 2005.

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According to the Mirima Language Centre the name 'Kununurra' is based on the Miriwoong word "Goonoonoorrang", which simply means large river.

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