Erskine Creek

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Erskine
Location
CountryAustralia
StateNew South Wales
RegionSydney Basin (IBRA), Blue Mountains
MunicipalityCity of Blue Mountains
Physical characteristics
Source confluenceBedford Creek and Glen Erskine Creek
 ⁃ locationMount Erskine
 ⁃ elevation367 m (1,204 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Nepean River
 ⁃ location
near Mulgoa
 ⁃ elevation
38 m (125 ft)
Length21 km (13 mi)
Basin features
River systemHawkesbury-Nepean catchment
National parkBlue Mountains NP
[1][2]

The Erskine Creek, a perennial stream of the Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment, is located in the Blue Mountains region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course[edit]

Formed by the confluence of the Bedford and Glen Erskine creeks, the Erskine Creek (officially designated a river[3]) rises below Mount Erskine, between Bullaburra and Wentworth Falls, and flows generally south, north-east, and east, before reaching its confluence with the Nepean River, near Mulgoa. The river descends 329 metres (1,079 ft) over its 21-kilometre (13 mi) course.[2]

The river is entirely contained within the world heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Place Name Search: Erskine Creek". Geoscience Australia. Commonwealth of Australia. 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ a b "Map of Erskine Creek". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Digital Atlas Pty Limited. 2013. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  3. ^ "Erskine Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 24 December 2013. Edit this at Wikidata
  4. ^ "Blue Mountains National Park: Sector map: Glenbrook". NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service. Government of New South Wales. Retrieved 24 December 2013.

Coordinates: 33°52′S 150°30′E / 33.867°S 150.500°E / -33.867; 150.500