Landor River

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Landor River
Origin North of Mount Erong
Mouth Gascoyne River
Basin countries Australia
Length 36 kilometres (22 mi)
Source elevation 383 metres (1,257 ft)[1]
Mouth elevation 346 metres (1,135 ft)

The Landor River is a river in the Gascoyne of Western Australia.

The headwaters of the Landor rise north of Mount Erong The river flows north until it merges with the Gascoyne River of which it is a tributary. The junction of the two rivers is close to the Landor Station homestead.

The first European to discover the river was the surveyor, Henry Carey in 1882. It is thought that he named the river after a prominent Perth barrister, EW Landor.[2]

The Landor has two tributaries; Flinerty Creek and Fleury Creek.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bonzle Digital Atlas - Map of Landor River, WA". 2008. Retrieved 6 February 2009. 
  2. ^ Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of river names". Retrieved 7 September 2011. 

Coordinates: 25°14′4″S 116°38′39″E / 25.23444°S 116.64417°E / -25.23444; 116.64417