Eyre River (Western Australia)
|Main source||Blackboy Hill
107 metres (351 ft)
|River mouth||Cheynes Inlet
|Length||11 kilometres (7 mi)|
The headwaters of the river rise below Blackboy Hill approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) south of Wellstead. The river flows in a south-easterly direction and discharges into Cheynes Inlet and on to the Southern Ocean.
The river was named in 1850 by the explorer Francis Thomas Gregory after the explorer John Eyre, who was the first European to discover the river in 1841 when he crossed it on his expedition from Adelaide to Albany.
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