Little River (Moroka River, Victoria)

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This article is about the watercourse in the Alpine region of the Australian state of Victoria. For other watercourses also called Little River that are located in Victoria, see Little River, watercourses in Victoria.
For other uses, see Little River (disambiguation).
Coordinates: 37°27′45″S 146°59′21″E / 37.46250°S 146.98917°E / -37.46250; 146.98917
Little
River[1]
Country Australia
State Victoria
Regions Australian Alps (IBRA), Victorian Alps
Local government area Shire of Wellington
Part of Mitchell River catchment
Source Moroka Range, Great Dividing Range
 - location below Castle Hill
 - elevation 1,230 m (4,035 ft)
 - coordinates 37°30′1″S 147°3′12″E / 37.50028°S 147.05333°E / -37.50028; 147.05333
Mouth confluence with the Moroka River
 - location Alpine National Park
 - elevation 991 m (3,251 ft)
 - coordinates 37°27′45″S 146°59′21″E / 37.46250°S 146.98917°E / -37.46250; 146.98917
Length 10 km (6 mi)
National park Alpine NP
Location of the Little River mouth in Victoria
[1][2]

The Little River is a perennial river of the Mitchell River catchment, located in the Alpine region of the Australian state of Victoria.

Location and features[edit]

The Little River rises below Castle Hill, part of the Moroka Range within the Great Dividing Range, north of Avon Wilderness Park and flows generally northwest, before reaching its confluence with the Moroka River in remote country south of the Moroka Gorge within the Alpine National Park in the Shire of Wellington. The river descends 239 metres (784 ft) over its 10-kilometre (6.2 mi) course.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Little River: 19690". Vicnames. Government of Victoria. 2 May 1966. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Map of Little River, VIC". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 

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