Rocky River (New South Wales)

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This article is about the river in northern New South Wales. For the village of the same name, see Rocky River, New South Wales. For other uses, see Rocky River.
Rocky River
Gwydir River [1]
Perennial stream[1]
Rocky River (1).JPG
Thunderbolts Way crossing Rocky River at Uralla
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Region IBRA: New England Tablelands
District Northern Tablelands
Municipality Uralla
Part of Gwydir River, Murray–Darling basin
Source Kentucky Creek
 - location Rocky River, west of Uralla
 - elevation 977 m (3,205 ft)
Mouth confluence with Boorolong Creek to form Gwydir River
 - location south of Yarrowyck
 - elevation 754 m (2,474 ft)
Length 34 km (21 mi)
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Rocky River, a watercourse of the Gwydir catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the Northern Tablelands district of New South Wales, Australia.

Sourced from the western slopes of the Great Dividing Range, the river rises at First Creek Falls on Kentucky Creek, at Rocky River, west of Uralla, and flows generally to the north and north-west, before reaching its confluence with the Boorolong Creek to form Gwydir River, south of Yarrowyck; descending 223 metres (732 ft) over its 34 kilometres (21 mi) course.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "Rocky River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Map of Rocky River, NSW". Bonzle.com. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 

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Coordinates: 30°37′S 151°30′E / 30.617°S 151.500°E / -30.617; 151.500