Henry River (Western Australia)
|Main source||308 metres (1,010 ft)|
|River mouth||Ashburton River
82 metres (269 ft)
|Length||134 kilometres (83 mi)|
The headwaters of the river rise between High Range and Barlee Range. It flows in a northerly direction close to the western edge of the Barlee Range Nature Reserve, through Minnie Springs and discharges into the Ashburton River south-east of Nanutarra.
There are five tributaries of the river including; Discovery Creek, Telfer River and Wannery Creek.
The river was named in 1866 by the pastoralist and explorer, E. T. Hooley when he discovered the river while creating a stock route from Perth to Roebourne. Hooley named the river after John Henry Monger, a merchant, from York.
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