Brogo River

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Brogo River
Broga River[1]
Perennial river[1]
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions South East Corner (IBRA), South Coast
Local government area Bega Valley
Part of Bega River
Tributaries
 - left Galoon Creek, Stony Creek (New South Wales)
 - right Greens Creek, Robinsons Creek, Yankees Creek, Nelson Creek, House Creek (New South Wales), Double Creek
Town Bega
Source Wadbilliga Range, Great Dividing Range
 - location Wadbilliga National Park
 - elevation 604 m (1,982 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Bega River
 - location near Bega
 - elevation 6 m (20 ft)
Length 80 km (50 mi)
National park Wadbilliga NP
Dam Brogo Dam
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Brogo River, a perennial river that is part of the Bega River catchment, is located in the South Coast region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

Brogo River rises below the Wadbilliga Range, that is part of the Great Dividing Range, within the Wadbilliga National Park, 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) west of Cobargo and flows generally southeast, joined by eight minor tributaries, before reaching its confluence with the Bega River near Bega. The river descends 600 metres (2,000 ft) over its 80 kilometres (50 mi) course.[2]

At an elevation of 112 metres (367 ft) AHD , Brogo River is impounded by Brogo Dam to form Brogo Reservoir, a reservoir with a capacity of 8,980 megalitres (317×10^6 cu ft), that is used for environmental flows, hydro-power generation, irrigation, and water supply.[3]

West of Mumbulla Mountain and within Brogo Pass, the Princess Highway crosses the Brogo River.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Brogo River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Map of Brogo River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Brogo Dam" (PDF brochure). State Water Corporation. 2009. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 

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Coordinates: 36°40′S 149°49′E / 36.667°S 149.817°E / -36.667; 149.817