Dyke River

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Dyke River
StateNew South Wales
IBRANew England Tablelands
DistrictNorthern Tablelands
local government areaArmidale
Physical characteristics
SourceCunnawarra Range, Dorrigo Plateau
 ⁃ locationeast of Uralla and west of Nambucca Heads
 ⁃ elevation1,170 m (3,840 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Macleay River
 ⁃ location
Lower Creek, west of Comara
 ⁃ elevation
118 m (387 ft)
Length62 km (39 mi)
Basin features
River systemMacleay River catchment

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.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Map of Dyke River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 3 March 2013.

External links[edit]

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