Broughton River

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The Broughton River (33°15′S 137°49′E / 33.250°S 137.817°E / -33.250; 137.817) is a river in South Australia which flows from Spalding in the states Mid North to its confluence with Crystal Brook on to the Spencer Gulf. Its mouth is located approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of Port Broughton and 20 kilometres (12 mi) south west of Port Pirie.[1]

The river was named by Edward John Eyre after William Broughton.

North-side tributaries include Bundaleer Creek and Freshwater Creek. South-side tributaries include Hill River, Hutt River, Yackamoorundie Creek, Crystal Brook and Rocky River.


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