|Main source||Packhorse Range
515 metres (1,690 ft)
|River mouth||Walcott Inlet
|Basin size||5,540 square kilometres (2,139 sq mi)|
|Length||206 kilometres (128 mi)|
Isdell River is a river in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, named in 1898 by explorer Frank Hann after James Isdell, who was prominent in the region and later served as a member of parliament.
The river rises in the Packhorse Range and flows in a south- westerly direction until it reaches Isdell Gorge at the foot of the King Leopold Range where it changes to a north-westerly direction before discharging into the eastern end of Walcott Inlet.
The river has eleven tributaries including; Sprigg River, Woolybutt Creek, Cadjuput Creek, Woomera Creek and Tulmulnga Creek.
The traditional owners are the Wangina Wunggurr Willingin people who maintain a strong connection to the river despite disruptions by pastoral activities.
- "Bonzle Digital Atlas - Map of Isdell River, WA". 2008. Retrieved 10 July 2016.
- "Rivers of the Kimberley - Water Notes" (PDF). 2008. Retrieved 26 February 2009.
- Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of river names". Archived from the original on 16 February 2015. Retrieved 9 December 2008.
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