Cropp River

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Cropp River
Cropp River, Westland, New Zealand.jpg
Cropp River meets the Whitcombe River in the Foreground
Country New Zealand
Physical characteristics
Main source Galena Ridge
1,200 m (3,900 ft)
River mouth Whitcombe River
755 m (2,477 ft)
Length 9 km (5.6 mi)

The Cropp River is a river of New Zealand. It flows east for 9 kilometres (6 mi) before joining the Whitcombe River, a tributary of the Hokitika River.[1]

On 12–13 December 1995, 1,049 millimetres (41.3 in) of rain fell over the Cropp River, a record rainfall for a 48-hour period for New Zealand.[2] The Cropp river area is amongst the top 5 highest, annual, average rainfall areas in the world.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Peter Dowling (editor) (2004). Reed New Zealand Atlas. Reed Books. Map 75. ISBN 0-7900-0952-8. 
  2. ^ "Summary of New Zealand Climate Extremes". NIWA. January 2004. Retrieved 4 September 2009. 
  3. ^

Coordinates: 43°04′S 171°01′E / 43.067°S 171.017°E / -43.067; 171.017