Eyre Creek (South Australia)

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Eyre
Creek
Name origin: Edward John Eyre
Country Australia
State South Australia
Region Mid North
Source
 - location near Mount Horrocks
Mouth confluence with the Wakefield River
 - location Auburn
 - coordinates 34°01′05″S 138°41′10″E / 34.018040°S 138.686110°E / -34.018040; 138.686110Coordinates: 34°01′05″S 138°41′10″E / 34.018040°S 138.686110°E / -34.018040; 138.686110
Eyre Creek (South Australia) is located in South Australia
Eyre Creek (South Australia)
Location of the river mouth in South Australia
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The Eyre River is an ephemeral watercourse located in the Mid North region of the Australian state of South Australia.

Course and features[edit]

The creek rises east of Mount Horrocks and drains south through Watervale and Leasingham before reaching its confluence with the Wakefield River north of Auburn in the Clare Valley. The creek runs along Main North Road.

The creek was named in honour of Edward John Eyre, who explored the area in 1839 during one of his expeditions.

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