Erskine Creek

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Erskine
Creek[1]
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions Sydney Basin (IBRA), Blue Mountains
Municipality City of Blue Mountains
Part of Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment
Source confluence Bedford Creek and Glen Erskine Creek
 - location Mount Erskine
 - elevation 367 m (1,204 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Nepean River
 - location near Mulgoa
 - elevation 38 m (125 ft)
Length 21 km (13 mi)
National park Blue Mountains NP
[2][3]

The Erskine Creek, a perennial stream of the Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment, is located in the Blue Mountains region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course[edit]

Formed by the confluence of the Bedford and Glen Erskine creeks, the Erskine Creek (officially designated a river[1]) rises below Mount Erskine, between Bullaburra and Wentworth Falls, and flows generally south, north-east, and east, before reaching its confluence with the Nepean River, near Mulgoa. The river descends 329 metres (1,079 ft) over its 21-kilometre (13 mi) course.[3]

The river is entirely contained within the world heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Erskine Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Place Name Search: Erskine Creek". Geoscience Australia. Commonwealth of Australia. 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Map of Erskine Creek". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Digital Atlas Pty Limited. 2013. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Blue Mountains National Park: Sector map: Glenbrook". NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service. Government of New South Wales. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 

Coordinates: 33°52′S 150°30′E / 33.867°S 150.500°E / -33.867; 150.500