Bass River (Victoria)
|Bass (Weandon yallock, Tullungurn)|
Map of Bass River, Victoria
|Name origin: In honour of George Bass|
|Regions||South East Coastal Plain (IBRA), West Gippsland|
|Local government area||Bass Coast Shire|
|Part of||Western Port catchment|
|- left||Wattle Creek|
|- location||below Woodleigh|
|- elevation||60 m (197 ft)|
|- location||west of|
|- elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
|Length||59 km (36.7 mi)|
Location and features
The Bass River rises below the locale of Woodleigh, west of the South Gippsland Highway, with its headwaters drawn from the Strzelecki Ranges, north of the town of . The river flows generally south by west, joined by one minor tributary, before reaching its river mouth and emptying into the Western Port, west of the town of within the Bass Coast Shire. The river descends 60 metres (200 ft) over its combined 59 kilometres (37 mi) course.
- "Bass River: 10130: Traditional Name: Weandon yallock". Vicnames. Government of Victoria. 12 August 2011. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
- "Bass River: 10130: Traditional Name: Tullungurn". Vicnames. Government of Victoria. 12 August 2011. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
- "Bass River: 10130". Vicnames. Government of Victoria. 2 May 1966. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
- "Map of Bass River, VIC". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
- "Home page". Port Phillip & Westernport Catchment Management Authority. website
- "Regional Catchment Strategy" (PDF). Port Phillip & Westernport Catchment Management Authority. 2004. pp. 43, 90. ISBN 0-9750709-9-1.
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