Impey River

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Impey River
Origin South of Mount Murchison
Mouth Minnawarra Crossing Murchison River
Basin countries Australia
Length 24 kilometres (15 mi)[1]
Source elevation 317 metres (1,040 ft)[2]
Mouth elevation 290 metres (951 ft)

The Impey River is a river in the Mid West of Western Australia which rises south of Mount Murchison and flows east-north-east until it merges with the Murchison River of which it is a tributary.

The first European to discover the river was surveyor Robert Austin during an expedition in 1857. In 1858 the river was named by explorer Francis Gregory [3] after the prominent geologist, Sir Roderick Impey Murchison.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of river names". Retrieved 8 January 2009. 
  2. ^ "Bonzle Digital Atlas - Map of Impey River, WA". 2008. Retrieved 6 February 2009. 
  3. ^ "Adventures - The Murchison River". 2008. Retrieved 9 February 2009. 

Coordinates: 26°48′21″S 116°16′25″E / 26.80583°S 116.27361°E / -26.80583; 116.27361