Dawson River (New South Wales)

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Dawson River
Dawsons River, Brimbin Creek[1]
Perennial river
Country Australia
State New South Wales
IBRA NSW North Coast
District Mid North Coast
Local government area Mid-Coast Council
Part of Manning River catchment
 - right Williams Creek (Dawson, New South Wales)
Source Mount Goonook, Gibraltar Range
 - location near Killabakh
 - elevation 176 m (577 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Manning River
 - location Cundletown
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Length 32 km (20 mi)
Nature reserve Goonook

Dawson River, a perennial river of the Manning River catchment, is located in the Mid North Coast district of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

Dawson River rises below Mount Goonook within the Gibraltar Range, near Killabakh, and flows generally south by east, before reaching its confluence with the northern passage of the Manning River, at Cundletown. The river descends 177 metres (581 ft) over its 32 kilometres (20 mi) course.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Dawson River: 16171". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Map of Dawson River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 

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Coordinates: 31°53′S 152°30′E / 31.883°S 152.500°E / -31.883; 152.500