Crooked River (New South Wales)
|Open mature wave dominated barrier estuary|
|State||New South Wales|
|Regions||Sydney Basin (IBRA), Illawarra|
|Local government areas||Kiama|
|- right||Blue Angle Creek|
|- location||southwest of Gerringong|
|Mouth||Tasman Sea, South Pacific Ocean|
|Length||8 km (5 mi)|
|Depth||0.5 m (2 ft)|
|Volume||141 m3 (4,979 cu ft)|
|Basin||32 km2 (12 sq mi)|
|Area||0.3 km2 (0 sq mi)|
|National park||Seven Mile Beach|
|Website: NSW Environment & Heritage webpage|
Location and features
Crooked River rises to the southeast of Princess Highway and the Illawarra railway line, west southwest of Currys Mountain and southwest of Gerringong. The creek flows generally east southeast and south for about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) reaching its mouth at Gerroa, where the creek borders Seven Mile Beach National Park and flows into the Tasman Sea of the South Pacific Ocean.
- Roy, P. S; Williams, R. J; Jones, A. R; Yassini, I et al. (2001). "Structure and Function of South-east Australian Estuaries". Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 53: 351–384. doi:10.1006/ecss.2001.0796.
- "Crooked River: 15052". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 May 2013.
- "Illawarra catchments" (MAP). Office of Environment and Heritage. Government of New South Wales.
- "Crooked River Hydrographic Survey" (PDF). Office of Environment and Heritage. 2001.
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