Dale River

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Avondale Agricultural Research Station, Dale River
Name origin: Robert Dale, an explorer
Country Australia
State Western Austria
Region Wheatbelt
Part of Avon River
Source Darling Scarp
 - location Boyagarring Conservation Reserve
 - elevation 374 m (1,227 ft)
 - coordinates 32°18′56″S 116°25′27″E / 32.31556°S 116.42417°E / -32.31556; 116.42417
Mouth Avon River
 - location west of Beverley
 - elevation 189 m (620 ft)
 - coordinates 32°4′17″S 116°50′2″E / 32.07139°S 116.83389°E / -32.07139; 116.83389Coordinates: 32°4′17″S 116°50′2″E / 32.07139°S 116.83389°E / -32.07139; 116.83389
Length 75 km (47 mi)

The Dale River is a perennial river located in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia.

Rising on the eastern slopes of the Darling Scarp, the river flow generally east by north, joined by six major tributaries including the Dale River South, Gibb Gully, Connelly Gully, Sherlock Gully, Flint Gully and Talbot Brook. The river reaches its mouth to join the Avon River approximately 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) west of Beverley near the Avondale Agricultural Research Station. The river descends 185 metres (607 ft) over its 75-kilometre (47 mi) course.

The Dale River was named in honour of Robert Dale, the first European explorer to venture into the Darling Ranges in 1829.

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  1. ^ Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of river names". Archived from the original on 16 February 2015. Retrieved 3 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Map of Dale River, WA". Bonzle Digital Atlas. 2008. Retrieved 23 November 2008.