Jacobs River (New South Wales)

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Jacobs River
Tongaroo River[1]
Perennial river[1]
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions Australian Alps (IBRA), Snowy Mountains
Local government area Snowy Monaro Regional Council
Part of Snowy River catchment
 - left Teatree Creek, Tuross Creek, Thatchers Hole Creek, Ingebirah Creek
 - right Connors Camp Creek
Source Snowy Mountains, Great Dividing Range
 - location near Mount Stony
 - elevation 1,230 m (4,035 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Snowy River
 - location below Stockyard Ridge
 - elevation 266 m (873 ft)
Length 26 km (16 mi)
National park Kosciuszko NP

The Jacobs River, a perennial river of the Snowy River catchment, is located in the Snowy Mountains region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

The Jacobs River rises below Purgatory Hill within The Snowy Mountains Range, part of the Great Dividing Range, contained within the Kosciuszko National Park, on the western slopes of Mount Stony. The river flows generally west and then southeast, joined by five minor tributaries, before reaching its confluence with the Snowy River below Stockyard Ridge. The river descends 966 metres (3,169 ft) over its 26 kilometres (16 mi) course.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Jacobs River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 2 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Map of Tongaroo Or Jacobs River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 2 June 2013. 

Coordinates: 36°45′S 148°27′E / 36.750°S 148.450°E / -36.750; 148.450