Sara River

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Sara River
Mitchell River[1]
Perennial stream
Country Australia
State New South Wales
IBRA Ben Lomond, New England Tablelands
Districts New England, Northern Tablelands
Municipalities Glen Innes Severn, Clarence Valley
Part of Clarence River catchment
Tributaries
 - right Oban River, Nowlands Creek, Backwater Creek
Source Mount Mitchell, Great Dividing Range
 - location east of Ben Lomond
 - elevation 1,300 m (4,265 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Guy Fawkes River to form the Boyd River
 - location within Guy Fawkes River National Park
 - elevation 304 m (997 ft)
Length 97 km (60 mi)
National parks Guy Fawkes River NP, Chaelundi NP
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Sara River, a perennial stream[1] that is part of the Clarence River catchment, is located in the New England and Northern Tablelands districts of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

Sara River rises on the southern slopes of Mount Mitchell on the western slopes of the Great Dividing Range, east of Ben Lomond, and flows generally to the east, joined by three tributaries, including Oban River, before forming its confluence with the Guy Fawkes River to form the Boyd River within Guy Fawkes River National Park and Chaelundi National Park. Sara River descends 995 metres (3,264 ft) over its 97 kilometres (60 mi) course.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sara River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 1 March 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Sara River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 1 March 2013. 

Coordinates: 29°57′S 152°16′E / 29.950°S 152.267°E / -29.950; 152.267