Burns Creek

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Burns Creek
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions New England Tablelands (IBRA), Northern Tablelands
Local government area Walcha
Part of Manning River catchment
Source Great Dividing Range
 - location near Dicks Hut
 - elevation 984 m (3,228 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Rowleys River
 - location south of Yarrowitch
 - elevation 335 m (1,099 ft)
Length 21 km (13 mi)

Burns Creek, a watercourse of the Manning River catchment, is located in the Northern Tablelands region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

The Burns Creek rises on the eastern slopes of the Great Dividing Range, about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) northeast by north from the locality of Dicks Hut. The river flows generally southeast through Enfield State Forest, then south and east southeast before reaching its confluence with the Rowleys River, in remote country, south southeast of Yarrowitch. The river descends 648 metres (2,126 ft) over its 21 kilometres (13 mi) course.[2]

See also[edit]


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

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Coordinates: 31°22′S 152°53′E / 31.367°S 152.883°E / -31.367; 152.883