Berthong Creek

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Berthong
Yannawah
Berthong Creek is located in New South Wales
Berthong Creek
Location of the Berthong Creek mouth in New South Wales
Location
CountryAustralia
StateNew South Wales
RegionSouth Eastern Highlands, Riverina (IBRA), South West Slopes
LGAsCootamundra, Temora, Bland
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationwest of Wombat
 ⁃ coordinates34°26′18″S 148°7′40″E / 34.43833°S 148.12778°E / -34.43833; 148.12778
 ⁃ elevation444 m (1,457 ft)
MouthBland Creek
 ⁃ location
near Grogan
 ⁃ coordinates
34°20′7″S 147°49′29″E / 34.33528°S 147.82472°E / -34.33528; 147.82472Coordinates: 34°20′7″S 147°49′29″E / 34.33528°S 147.82472°E / -34.33528; 147.82472
 ⁃ elevation
262 m (860 ft)
Length40 km (25 mi)
Basin features
River systemLachlan sub-catchment,
Murray–Darling basin
Tributaries 
 ⁃ leftLong Reach Creek
DamsBerthong Dam
[1][2]

The Berthong 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 Berthong 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 Berthong Creek (technically a river[3]) rises west of Wombat, between the towns of Stockinbingal and Young, and flows generally north by west, joined by one minor tributary, before reaching its confluence with the Bland Creek. The creek descends 182 metres (597 ft) over its 40-kilometre (25 mi) course.[1] The creek is impounded by the Berthong Dam south of Yannawah.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Map of Berthong 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 "Berthong Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 8 December 2014. Edit this at Wikidata

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