Chandlers Creek

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Chandlers Creek
Perennial stream[1]
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions New England Tablelands (IBRA), Northern Tablelands
Local government area Clarence Valley
Part of Clarence River catchment
 - left Browns Camp Creek
 - right Opossum Creek (NSW)
Source Thunderbolts Range, Great Dividing Range
 - location near Mount Hyland, Marengo State Forest
 - elevation 1,280 m (4,199 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Boyd River
 - location at Louis Point, west of Coutts Crossing
 - elevation 186 m (610 ft)
 - coordinates 30°02′S 152°33′E / 30.033°S 152.550°E / -30.033; 152.550Coordinates: 30°02′S 152°33′E / 30.033°S 152.550°E / -30.033; 152.550
Length 64 km (40 mi)
National parks Guy Fawkes River NP, Chaelundi NP

The Chandlers Creek, a perennial stream[1] that is part of the Clarence River catchment, is located in the Northern Tablelands region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

Chandlers Creek rises in the Marengo State Forest, about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) northwest of Mount Hyland, below Thunderbolts Range, within the Great Dividing Range, east southeast of Glen Innes. The river flows generally to the northeast then north northwest through parts of the Guy Fawkes River and Chaelundi national parks, joined by two minor tributaries before reaching its confluence with the Boyd River at Louis Point, a locality on the Old Glen Innes Grafton Road west of Coutts Crossing.[1] The river descends 1,100 metres (3,600 ft) over its 64 kilometres (40 mi) course.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Chandlers Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 4 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Map of Chandlers Creek, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 4 October 2013. 

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