Peak River

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Peak River
Atkinsons Creek, Baloo Arm[1]
Perennial stream[1]
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions Australian Alps (IBRA), Snowy Mountains
Local government area Tumut Shire
Part of Murrumbidgee catchment, Murray–Darling basin
Source Bogong Range, Snowy Mountains
 - location near Bogong Mountain
 - elevation 1,140 m (3,740 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Goobarragandra River
 - location near Macks Crossing
 - elevation 423 m (1,388 ft)
Length 21 km (13 mi)
National park Kosciuszko NP
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The Peak River, a perennial stream[1] that is part of the Murrumbidgee catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the Snowy Mountains region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

The Peak River rises below Bogong Peaks, on the northeastern slopes of Mount Bogong within the Bongong Range, part of the Snowy Mountains, contained within the Kosciuszko National Park. The river flows generally north before reaching its confluence with the Goobarragandra River near Macks Crossing.[1] The river descends 720 metres (2,360 ft) over its 21 kilometres (13 mi) course.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Peak River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 2 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Map of Peak River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 2 June 2013. 

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Coordinates: 35°24′56″S 148°26′08″E / 35.41556°S 148.43556°E / -35.41556; 148.43556