Stony River (Canterbury)

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Stony River
Origin Grampian Mountains
Mouth Lake Benmore
Basin countries New Zealand
Length 30 kilometres (19 mi)
Source elevation 1,530 metres (5,020 ft)
Mouth elevation 370 metres (1,210 ft)

The Stony River is a river in the South Island of New Zealand. Rising at southern end of the Grampian Mountains, it runs west for 30 kilometres (19 mi) through rough country to the Mackenzie Basin before emptying into Lake Benmore. Coordinates: 44°21′54″S 170°15′8″E / 44.36500°S 170.25222°E / -44.36500; 170.25222