Back Creek (Richmond Valley, New South Wales)

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Back Creek
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Airborne - Brisbane to Adelaide Back Creek, New South Wales
StateNew South Wales
RegionSouth East Queensland (IBRA), Northern Rivers
Local government areaRichmond Valley
Physical characteristics
SourceHomeleigh Mountain
 ⁃ locationnear Kyogle
 ⁃ elevation367 m (1,204 ft)
Mouthconfluence with Leycester Creek
 ⁃ location
 ⁃ elevation
11 m (36 ft)
Length63 km (39 mi)
Basin features
River systemRichmond River catchment
 ⁃ leftBoorabee Creek, Boundary Creek (Richmond Valley), Cadiangullong Creek

The Back Creek, a perennial stream of the Richmond River catchment, is located in Northern Rivers region in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

Location and features[edit]

Back Creek rises below Homeleigh Mountain about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) north northeast of Kyogle. The river flows generally south southeast, joined by three minor tributaries before reaching its confluence with the Leycester Creek near the village of Leycester. The river descends 357 metres (1,171 ft) over its 63 kilometres (39 mi) course.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Back Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 2 October 2013. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Map of Back Creek, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2013.

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Coordinates: 28°33′S 153°04′E / 28.550°S 153.067°E / -28.550; 153.067