Name as recorded by Dorothy Tunbridge,linguist. Varnda" = hot or oven stones + "nuranha" = to press down + "ngutu" = bend. There is a waterhole still be located in the bend and its presumed that the bend and hill take their names from the waterhole. The Aboriginal generic `ngutu' was translated to the English generic `bend` in keeping with the policy guidelines of the time and has since been reinstated to comply with current policy guidelines. Co-ordinates for the centre of the bend."