Pipers Creek (New South Wales)

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Pipers Creek
Watercourse[1]
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions NSW North Coast (IBRA), Mid North Coast
Local government area Kempsey
Part of Hastings River catchment
Source
 - location Ballengarra State Forest
 - elevation 180 m (591 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Maria River
 - location near Telegraph Point
 - elevation 3 m (10 ft)
Length 32 km (20 mi)
[1][2]

The Pipers Creek, a watercourse[1] that is part of the Hastings River catchment, is located in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

Pipers Creek rises about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) northwest of the Ballengarra trigonometry station, within the Ballengarra State Forest. The river flows generally east by south and then south before reaching its confluence with the Maria River[1] north northeast of Telegraph Point. The river descends 177 metres (581 ft) over its 32 kilometres (20 mi) course.[2]

The Pacific Highway transverses the river near Kundabung.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Pipers Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 6 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Map of Pipers Creek, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 6 October 2013. 

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Coordinates: 31°15′S 152°50′E / 31.250°S 152.833°E / -31.250; 152.833