Boomi River

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Boomi
River
Name origin: Indigenous: piece of wood[1]
Country Australia
States New South Wales, Queensland
Regions South Downs, North West Slopes
Local government areas Moree Plains, Balonne
Part of Murray–Darling basin
Tributaries
 - left Gnoura Gnoura Creek, Doondoona Creek
 - right Whalan Creek, Carwal Creek, Goodlayamma Creek
Source Barwon River
 - elevation 192 m (630 ft)
Mouth Macintyre River
 - location north–east of Boomi
 - elevation 152 m (499 ft)
 - coordinates 29°10′59″S 148°48′22″E / 29.18306°S 148.80611°E / -29.18306; 148.80611Coordinates: 29°10′59″S 148°48′22″E / 29.18306°S 148.80611°E / -29.18306; 148.80611
Length 231 km (144 mi)
Location of Boomi River mouth in New South Wales
[2]

The Boomi River, an anabranch of the Barwon River and part of the Macintyre catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the north–western slopes region of New South Wales, flowing downstream into the South Downs region of Queensland, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

The river rises about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) east of Gundabloui, and flows generally north–east, joined by five minor tributaries, before reaching its confluence with the Macintyre River, about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) north–east of Boomi.[1] The river descends 40 metres (130 ft) over its 231-kilometre (144 mi) course.[2]

The Boomi River flows past, but not through, the town of Mungindi.

References[edit]

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

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