Pinch River

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Pinch River
Moyangul River[1]
Perennial river[1]
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions Australian Alps (IBRA), Snowy Mountains
Local government area Snowy River Shire
Part of Snowy River catchment
Tributaries
 - left Lookout Creek
Source Snowy Mountains, Great Dividing Range
 - location near Paradise Hill
 - elevation 1,230 m (4,035 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Snowy River
 - location below the Charcoal Range
 - elevation 250 m (820 ft)
Length 24 km (15 mi)
National park Kosciuszko NP
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The Pinch River, a perennial river of the Snowy River catchment, is located in the Snowy Mountains region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

The Pinch River rises west of Paradise Hill in remote alpine country within The Snowy Mountains Range, part of the Great Dividing Range, contained within the Kosciuszko National Park. The river flows generally south southeast, then west, then west southwest, and then southeast, before reaching its confluence with the Snowy River below the Charcoal Range. The river descends 983 metres (3,225 ft) over its 24 kilometres (15 mi) course.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 36°48′S 148°25′E / 36.800°S 148.417°E / -36.800; 148.417