Back River (Tamworth)

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Back River
Barnard Gully, Back Creek[1]
Perennial river
Country Australia
State New South Wales
IBRA New England Tablelands
District Northern Tablelands
Local government area Tamworth Regional
Part of Manning River catchment
Source Great Dividing Range
 - location near Hanging Rock, east of Nundle
 - elevation 1,200 m (3,937 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Barnard River
 - elevation 548 m (1,798 ft)
Length 21 km (13 mi)

Back River, a perennial stream of the Manning River catchment, is located in the Northern Tablelands region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

Back River on the eastern slopes of the Great Dividing Range, near Hanging Rock, east of Nundle, and flows generally east and then southeast before reaching its confluence with the Barnard River. The river descends 649 metres (2,129 ft) over its 21 kilometres (13 mi) course.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Back River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Map of Back River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 

Coordinates: 31°29′S 151°15′E / 31.483°S 151.250°E / -31.483; 151.250