Lee Creek

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Lee Creek
Benjang Creek[1]
Partly perennial river
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions NSW South Western Slopes (IBRA), Central Tablelands
Local government area Mid-Western Regional
Part of Hunter River catchment
Town Bylong
Source Great Dividing Range
 - location below Thompsons Hole
 - elevation 808 m (2,651 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Bylong River
 - location near Bylong
 - elevation 265 m (869 ft)
Length 42 km (26 mi)
[1][2]

Lee Creek, a partly perennial river of the Hunter River catchment, is located in the Central Tablelands region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

Officially designated as a river,[1] the Lee Creek rises on the northern slopes of the Great Dividing Range, below Thompsons Hole, northeast of Rylstone. The river flows generally north northwest then north reaching its confluence with the Bylong River near Bylong. The river descends 542 metres (1,778 ft) over its 37 kilometres (23 mi) course.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Growee River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Map of Lee Creek, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 18 October 2013. 

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Coordinates: 32°29′S 150°08′E / 32.483°S 150.133°E / -32.483; 150.133