Derringullen Creek

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Derringullen Creek is located in New South Wales
Derringullen Creek
Location of the Derringullen Creek mouth in New South Wales
StateNew South Wales
RegionSouth Eastern Highlands (IBRA), South West Slopes
LGAYass Valley
Physical characteristics
SourceGreat Dividing Range
 ⁃ locationbelow Pig Hill
 ⁃ coordinates34°42′26″S 148°56′6″E / 34.70722°S 148.93500°E / -34.70722; 148.93500
 ⁃ elevation716 m (2,349 ft)
Mouthconfluence with Yass River
 ⁃ location
west of Yass
 ⁃ coordinates
34°50′27″S 148°48′36″E / 34.84083°S 148.81000°E / -34.84083; 148.81000Coordinates: 34°50′27″S 148°48′36″E / 34.84083°S 148.81000°E / -34.84083; 148.81000
 ⁃ elevation
395 m (1,296 ft)
Length25 km (16 mi)
Basin features
River systemMurrumbidgee catchment,
Murray–Darling basin

The Derringullen Creek, a mostly–perennial river[2] that is part of the Murrumbidgee catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

The Derringullen Creek (technically a river[2]) rises below Pig Hill, on the Great Dividing Range, and flows generally south southwest before reaching its confluence with the Yass River west of Yass. The Derringullen Creek descends 322 metres (1,056 ft) over its 25-kilometre (16 mi) course.[1]

The Hume Highway crosses the Derringullen Creek between Yass and Bowning.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Map of Derringullen Creek, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 8 December 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Derringullen Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 8 December 2014. Edit this at Wikidata

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