Rees River

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Rees River
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Basin countries New Zealand

The Rees River is a river in New Zealand, flowing into upper Lake Wakatipu. It is named for explorer and early settler William Gilbert Rees, the founder of the nearby town of Queenstown.[1]

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  1. ^ Reed, A. W. (1975). Place names of New Zealand. Wellington: A.H. & A.W. Reed Ltd. p. 357

"Place Name Detail: Rees River". New Zealand Geographic Placenames Database. Land Information New Zealand. Retrieved 12 July 2009. 

Coordinates: 44°51′S 168°23′E / 44.850°S 168.383°E / -44.850; 168.383