Bow River (Kimberley region, Western Australia)
|Mouth||Confluence with the Ord River|
|Length||148 kilometres (92 mi)|
|Source elevation||509 metres (1,670 ft)|
Bow River is a 148 km long tributary of the Ord River in the Kimberley region of northern Western Australia. The river was named by pastoralist Michael Durack in 1882 after the Bow River in his family's ancestral home of County Galway, Ireland.
The river flows into the Ord River at Lake Argyle.
There are 12 tributaries of the Bow River including Wilson River, Turkey Creek, Limestone Creek and Spring Creek.
Bow River is the subject of the famous song of the same name by the iconic Australian rock band Cold Chisel. The song was later covered by its composer, former Cold Chisel member Ian Moss.
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