Wyong River

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Wyong River
Wyong Creek
Perennial river[1]
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions Sydney Basin (IBRA), Central Coast
Local government areas Wyong
Tributaries
 - left Jilliby Jilliby Creek
 - right Cedar Brush Creek, Ourimbah Creek
City Wyong
Source Watagan Mountains
 - location Martinsville
 - elevation 118 m (387 ft)
Mouth Tuggerah Lake
 - location Tacoma
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Length 57.5 km (36 mi)
Nature reserve Jilliby State Conservation Area
Reservoir Tuggerah Lake
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Wyong River is a perennial river that is located in the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

Wyong River rises below Watagan Mountains west of Martinsville, and flows generally south and southeast, joined by three minor tributaries, before reaching its river mouth within Tuggerah Lake, near Tacoma. The river descends 119 metres (390 ft) over its 57.5 kilometres (35.7 mi) course.[1][2]

The merged flows of the Wyong River together with Tuggerah Lake reaches the Tasman Sea of the South Pacific Ocean at The Entrance.[2]

The Pacific Motorway crosses the river west of Wyong.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Wyong River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 5 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Map of Wyong River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 5 April 2013. 

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Coordinates: 33°15′S 151°20′E / 33.250°S 151.333°E / -33.250; 151.333