Barmedman Creek

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Barmedman
Mandamah
Creek
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions South Eastern Highlands, Riverina (IBRA), South West Slopes
LGAs Temora, Bland
Part of Lachlan sub-catchment,
Murray–Darling basin
Tributaries
 - left Yiddah Creek
Town Barmedman
Source
 - location near Reefton
 - elevation 261 m (856 ft)
 - coordinates 34°17′8″S 147°26′48″E / 34.28556°S 147.44667°E / -34.28556; 147.44667
Mouth Bland Creek
 - location near Marsden
 - elevation 208 m (682 ft)
 - coordinates 33°45′8″S 147°30′54″E / 33.75222°S 147.51500°E / -33.75222; 147.51500Coordinates: 33°45′8″S 147°30′54″E / 33.75222°S 147.51500°E / -33.75222; 147.51500
Length 85 km (53 mi)
Barmedman Creek is located in New South Wales
Barmedman Creek
Location of the Barmedman Creek mouth in New South Wales
[1][2]

The Barmedman Creek, a mostly–perennial river[3] that is part of the Lachlan sub-catchment of the Murrumbidgee catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the South West Slopes, and Riverina regions of New South Wales, Australia. The Barmedman Creek is only connected to the Murray Darling basin when the Bland Creek, the Lachlan and Murrumbidgee Rivers are in flood.

Course and features[edit]

The Barmedman Creek (technically a river[3]) rises near Reefton, between the towns of Temora and Barmedman, and flows generally north, joined by one minor tributary, before reaching its confluence with the Bland Creek. The creek descends 53 metres (174 ft) over its 185-kilometre (115 mi) course.[1]

The creek is crossed by the Newell Highway south of the river mouth and east of Wyalong.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Map of Barmedman Creek, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 8 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Our partners: local government". Lachlan Catchment Management Authority. Government of New South Wales. 2013. Retrieved 9 February 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Barmedman Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 8 December 2014. 

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