Name as recorded by Dorothy Tunbridge,linguist. 'Virlkutha' = old lady + '-nha' - suffix for names + 'mangu' = face. Story in which site occurs: Ngawarla Wami. When the name was gazetted the Aboriginal generic term 'mangu' was translated to the English generic term 'cliff' in keeping with the policy guidelines of the time. Portion of Balcanoona Cliff or The Bluff.