Humffray River

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Rileys Creek, Humphrey River[1]
Country Australia
State Victoria
Regions Australian Alps (IBRA), Victorian Alps
Local government area Alpine Shire
Part of Mitchell River catchment
 - right Riley Creek
Source confluence Humffray River West Branch and Humffray River East Branch
 - location Tea Tree Range, Great Dividing Range
 - elevation 564 m (1,850 ft)
 - coordinates 37°9′18″S 146°53′26″E / 37.15500°S 146.89056°E / -37.15500; 146.89056
Mouth confluence with the Wonnangatta River
 - location Alpine National Park
 - elevation 431 m (1,414 ft)
 - coordinates 37°14′30″S 146°54′36″E / 37.24167°S 146.91000°E / -37.24167; 146.91000Coordinates: 37°14′30″S 146°54′36″E / 37.24167°S 146.91000°E / -37.24167; 146.91000
Length 14 km (9 mi)
National park Alpine NP
Humffray River is located in Victoria
Humffray River
Location of the Humffray River mouth in Victoria

The Humffray River is a perennial river of the Mitchell River catchment, located in the Alpine region of the Australian state of Victoria.

Location and features[edit]

Formed by the confluence of the Humffray River West Branch and Humffray River East Branch, the Humffray River rises below the Tea Tree Range within the Great Dividing Range, northeast of the Wonnangatta River Reference Area and flows generally south by east, joined by one minor tributary before reaching its confluence with the Wonnangatta River in remote country below Little Baldy within the Alpine National Park in the Alpine Shire. The river descends 133 metres (436 ft) over its 14-kilometre (8.7 mi) course.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Humffray River: 17808". Vicnames. Government of Victoria. 2 May 1966. Archived from the original on 2 February 2014. Retrieved 31 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Map of Humffray River, VIC". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 31 January 2014. 

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