Florence Falls

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Florence Falls
Karrimurra
Florence Falls Litchfield Park.jpg
Florence Falls is located in Northern Territory
Florence Falls
LocationLitchfield National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
Coordinates13°05′56″S 130°46′50″E / 13.09889°S 130.78056°E / -13.09889; 130.78056Coordinates: 13°05′56″S 130°46′50″E / 13.09889°S 130.78056°E / -13.09889; 130.78056[1][2]
TypeSegmented
Elevation64 metres (210 ft) AHD
Total height9.8–15 metres (32–49 ft)
Number of drops1
WatercourseFlorence Creek

The Florence Falls (Aboriginal: Karrimurra) is a segmented waterfall on the Florence Creek located within the Litchfield National Park in the Northern Territory of Australia.

Location and features[edit]

A sign post near the falls.

The waterfall descends from an elevation of 64 metres (210 ft) above sea level via a series of segmented tiers that range in height between 9.8–15 metres (32–49 ft).[3] Accessed by sealed road, the falls are found near the northern boundary of the national park, approximately 80 kilometres (50 mi) south of Darwin.

A sign post at Florence Falls mentions two walks for hiking. The 'Shady Creek Walk' is graded easy with a distance of 1.2 kilometres (0.75 mi) return. The 'Florence Creek Walk' is also graded easy with a distance of 3.2 kilometres (2.0 mi) return. The Florence Falls plunge pool is listed as "great for a refreshing swim" besides the usual safety warnings.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Florence Falls (NT)". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government.
  2. ^ "Florence Falls (NT)". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government.
  3. ^ "Map of Florence Falls, NT". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 17 May 2014.

External links[edit]

Media related to Florence Falls at Wikimedia Commons