Coolumbooka River

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Coolumbooka River
Location
CountryAustralia
StateNew South Wales
RegionSouth Eastern Highlands (IBRA), Monaro
Local government areaSnowy Monaro Regional Council
Physical characteristics
Source confluenceBadgerys Creek and Horseys Swamp Creek
 ⁃ locationnear Cathcart
 ⁃ elevation803 m (2,635 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Bombala River
 ⁃ location
near Bombala
 ⁃ elevation
698 m (2,290 ft)
Length26 km (16 mi)
Basin features
River systemSnowy River catchment
Tributaries 
 ⁃ rightDragon Swamp Creek
ReservoirCoolumbooka Weir
[1][2]

The Coolumbooka River, a perennial river of the Snowy River catchment, is located in the Monaro region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

The Coolumbooka River is formed by the confluence of the Badgerys Creek and the Horseys Swamp Creek in a swampy area, located approximately 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) east northeast of the village of Cathcart. The river flows generally west southwest, joined by one minor tributary before reaching its confluence with the Bombala River near the town of Bombala. The river descends 105 metres (344 ft) over its 26 kilometres (16 mi) course, flowing through the northern boundary of the Coolumbooka Nature Reserve.[2]

The river is impounded by Coolumbooka Weir that provides water supply to the town of Bombala.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coolumbooka River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 2 June 2013. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Map of Coolumbooka River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 2 June 2013.
  3. ^ "Coolumbooka Weir". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 2 June 2013. Edit this at Wikidata

Coordinates: 36°54′S 149°14′E / 36.900°S 149.233°E / -36.900; 149.233