Du Faur Creek
|Du Faur Creek|
|Name origin: In honour of Frederick Du Faur|
|State||New South Wales|
|Regions||Sydney Basin (IBRA), Blue Mountains|
|Municipality||City of Lithgow|
|Part of||Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment|
|Source||Bell Range, Blue Mountains National Park|
|Mouth||confluence with Bell Creek|
|Length||8 km (5 mi)|
|National park||Blue Mountains NP|
Du Faur Creek (officially designated as a river) rises on the Bell Range, about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south-east of , and flows generally north north-east before reaching its confluence with Bell Creek, in remote country within the Blue Mountains National Park, west of . The river has an 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) course.
The river is named in honour of Frederick Du Faur (1832-1915), an early Chief Draftsman of the NSW Department of Lands, a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a Trustee of the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
- "Du Faur Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
- "Du Faur, Frederick Eccleston (1832–1915)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
- "Place Name Search: Du Faur Creek". Geoscience Australia. Commonwealth of Australia. 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
- Brennan, Tom (8 January 2010). "Du Faur Creek Canyon - track notes". OZultimate.com. Tom Brennan.
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