Ford River (Victoria)
|Regions||South East Coastal Plain (IBRA), The Otways|
|Local government area||Colac Otway Shire|
|Part of||Corangamite catchment|
|Landmarks||Great Ocean Road, Great Ocean Walk|
|- location||near Lavers Hill|
|- elevation||448 m (1,470 ft)|
|Source confluence||East and West Branches of the Ford River|
|Mouth||confluence with the Aire River|
|- location||east of Glenaire|
|- elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
|Length||15 km (9 mi)|
|National park||Port Campbell National Park|
Location and features
The headwaters of the Ford River rise in the Otway Ranges in southwest Victoria, near Lavers Hill and flows generally east by south through the Port Campbell National Park towards the town of Glenaire where the river heads east and reaches its confluence with the Aire River, northwest of Cape Otway. From its highest point, the river descends 386 metres (1,266 ft) over its 15-kilometre (9.3 mi) course.
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- "Ford River East Branch: 2830". Vicnames. Government of Victoria. 2 May 1966. Retrieved 1 June 2014.
- "Ford River West Branch: 2831". Vicnames. Government of Victoria. 2 May 1966. Retrieved 1 June 2014.
- "Map of Ford River, VIC". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 1 June 2014.
- "Map of Ford River (West Branch), VIC". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 1 June 2014.
- "Great Otway National Park". Parks Victoria. Government of Victoria. 2014.
- "Corangamite Catchment Management Authority". Government of Victoria. 2014. Archived from the original on 12 May 2014.
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