Kangaroo River (Clarence Valley)

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Kangaroo River
Kangaroo Creek[1]
Mostly perennial stream
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions New England Tablelands (IBRA), Northern Tablelands
local government area Clarence Valley
Part of Clarence River catchment
 - right Towallum River
Source Great Dividing Range
 - location near Moleton, southwest of Glenreagh
 - elevation 368 m (1,207 ft)
Mouth confluence with Orara River
 - location southeast of Coutts Crossing
 - elevation 34 m (112 ft)
Length 51 km (32 mi)
National park Nymboida National Park

Kangaroo River, a watercourse of the Clarence River catchment, is located in the Northern Tablelands district of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

Kangaroo River rises on the slopes of the Great Dividing Range, near Moleton, southwest of Glenreagh, and flows generally north by west and then north by east, joined by the Towallum River before forming its confluence with the Orara River, southeast of Coutts Crossing. The river descends 334 metres (1,096 ft) over its 51 kilometres (32 mi) course;[2] and flows through the Nymboida National Park in its upper reaches.

See also[edit]


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

Coordinates: 28°39′S 152°16′E / 28.650°S 152.267°E / -28.650; 152.267