Dyke River

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Dyke River
Perennial stream[1]
Country Australia
State New South Wales
IBRA New England Tablelands
District Northern Tablelands
local government area Armidale Dumaresq
Part of Macleay River catchment
Source Cunnawarra Range, Dorrigo Plateau
 - location east of Uralla and west of Nambucca Heads
 - elevation 1,170 m (3,839 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Macleay River
 - location Lower Creek, west of Comara
 - elevation 118 m (387 ft)
Length 62 km (39 mi)

Dyke River is a perennial stream of the Macleay River catchment, located in the Northern Tablelands district of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

Dyke River rises on the southern slopes of the Cunnawarra Range on the Dorrigo Plateau in high country east of Uralla and west of Nambucca Heads, and flows generally south by west before reaching its confluence with the Macleay River at Lower Creek, west of Comara. The river descends 1,050 metres (3,440 ft) over its 28 kilometres (17 mi) course.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Dyke River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. 
  2. ^ a b "Map of Dyke River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 3 March 2013. 

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Coordinates: 30°40′S 152°17′E / 30.667°S 152.283°E / -30.667; 152.283