Little River (Wollondilly)

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Not to be confused with Little River (Wingecarribee).
For other uses, see Little River (disambiguation).
Little River
Tomahawk Creek, The Little River, Unga Creek
Perennial river[1]
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions Sydney Basin (IBRA), Southern Highlands
Local government area Wollondilly
Part of Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment
Source Nattai Tableland
 - location north of Hilltop, near Bargo
 - elevation 602 m (1,975 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Nattai River
 - location Nattai
 - elevation 127 m (417 ft)
Length 27 km (17 mi)
National park Nattai National Park
[1][2]

Little River, a perennial river[1] that is part of the Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment, is located in the Southern Highlands region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

Little River rises north of the locality of Hilltop and west of the Hume Freeway near Bargo, and flows generally north northeast and then north northwest, before reaching its confluence with the Nattai River south of the locality of Nattai. The river descends 475 metres (1,558 ft) over its 27 kilometres (17 mi) course.[2]

The river flows through the Nattai National Park and is a source of water for the Sydney region.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Little River (Wollondilly LGA)". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Little River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 

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Coordinates: 34°11′S 150°28′E / 34.183°S 150.467°E / -34.183; 150.467