Bannister River

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Not to be confused with the Banister River in Virginia, United States.
Bannister River
Mouth Hotham River
Basin countries Australia
Length 50 kilometres (31 mi) [1]
Source elevation 329 metres (1,079 ft) [2]
Mouth elevation 209 metres (686 ft)

Bannister River is a river in the South West region of Western Australia.

The river rises to the east of North Bannister and flows in a southerly direction discharging into the Hotham River near Boddington.

The river was named after Captain Thomas Bannister who was the first European to discover the river in 1830 by Surveyor General John Septimus Roe in 1832.

Coordinates: 32°47′28″S 116°28′52″E / 32.79111°S 116.48111°E / -32.79111; 116.48111

References[edit]

  1. ^ Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of river names". Retrieved 16 December 2008. 
  2. ^ "Bonzle Digital Atlas - Map of Bannister River, WA". 2008. Retrieved 16 December 2008.