Bluff River (New South Wales)

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Bluff River
Mostly perennial stream[1]
Country Australia
IBRA New England Tablelands
District Northern Tablelands
Municipality Tenterfield
Part of Macintyre River, Murray–Darling basin
Primary source Five Mile Creek (New South Wales)
 - location below Sandy Flat
 - elevation 750 m (2,461 ft)
Secondary source Seven Mile Creek (New South Wales)
Mouth confluence with Deepwater River to form Mole River
 - location near Bluff River National Park
 - elevation 604 m (1,982 ft)
Length 13 km (8 mi)

Bluff River, a mostly perennial stream[1] of the DumaresqMacintyre catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the Northern Tablelands district of New South Wales, Australia.

The river takes its identity at the junction of Five Mile Creek and Seven Mile Creek, on the western slopes of the Great Dividing Range, below Sandy Flat, and flows generally southwest, north, and then southwest, before reaching its confluence with Deepwater River to form the Mole River, near Bluff River National Park; descending 146 metres (479 ft) over its 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) course.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "Bluff River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Map of Bluff River". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 17 February 2013. 

Coordinates: 29°15′S 152°01′E / 29.250°S 152.017°E / -29.250; 152.017