||Named by George Elphinstone Dalrymple (1826-1876) pastoralist, public servant and explorer, 16 October 1873, after William Henry Walsh (1823-1888) pastoralist and politician, Secretary for Public Works 1870-73. Refer G.E. Dalrymple. "Narrative of the North East Coast expedition, 1873". Queensland Votes and Proceedings, 1874, Vol.2, p.630. Note that Yindinji language name for the feature was jarrugan indicating scrub turkey nest. Coordinate values upgraded on 23/05/2012 using topographic mapping data.