Gray River

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Not to be confused with the Grey River on the West Coast of New Zealand.
Gray River
Country New Zealand
Main source Fiordland National Park
River mouth Preservation Inlet

The Gray River is a river in the Fiordland area of New Zealand. It arises in the Cameron Mountains in Fiordland National Park and flows south-west and then north-west into Revolver Bay, on the south side of Preservation Inlet.[1][2]

The river may have once flowed into Kisbee Bay, south of its current mouth, but it built a broad flat by depositing glacial debris, changing its course to Revolver Bay.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Peter Dowling (editor) (2004). Reed New Zealand Atlas. Reed Books. pp. map 104. ISBN 0-7900-0952-8. 
  2. ^ Roger Smith, GeographX (2005). The Geographic Atlas of New Zealand. Robbie Burton. pp. map 240. ISBN 1-877333-20-4. 
  3. ^ "The Geology of the Region about Preservation and Chalky Inlets, Southern Fiordland, N.Z.". Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand 1868-1961. 64. 1935. p. 80. 

Coordinates: 46°06′S 166°44′E / 46.100°S 166.733°E / -46.100; 166.733