Kedumba River

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Rapids on the Kedumba River
Kedumba Creek (Part), Katoomba Creek (Part)[1]
Kedumba River descending into the Jamison Valley over the Katoomba Falls, viewed from Scenic World, Katoomba, 2013.
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions Sydney Basin (IBRA), Blue Mountains, Macarthur
LGAs Blue Mountains, Wollondilly
Part of Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment
Source Blue Mountains
 - location Walford Park, Katoomba, Blue Mountains (New South Wales)
 - elevation 556 m (1,824 ft)
 - coordinates 33°42′54″S 150°18′23″E / 33.71500°S 150.30639°E / -33.71500; 150.30639
Mouth confluence with the Coxs River to form Lake Burragorang
 - location Policeman Point, Warragamba
 - elevation 120 m (394 ft)
 - coordinates 33°51′21″S 150°20′27″E / 33.85583°S 150.34083°E / -33.85583; 150.34083Coordinates: 33°51′21″S 150°20′27″E / 33.85583°S 150.34083°E / -33.85583; 150.34083
Length 20 km (12 mi)
National park Blue Mountains National Park
Valleys Jamison, Kedumba
Waterfalls Katoomba Cascades, Katoomba Falls
Kedumba River is located in New South Wales
Kedumba River
Location of the Keduma River mouth in Lake Burragorang, New South Wales

The Kedumba River, a perennial river that is part of the Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment, is located in the Blue Mountains and Macarthur regions of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

The Kedumba Creek rises on the eastern side of Walford Park, Katoomba and flows generally south over the Katoomba Cascades, Katoomba Falls, and off the Blue Mountains Range, becoming the Kedumba River below the Three Sisters flowing through the Jamison and Kedumba valleys within the Blue Mountains National Park, before reaching its confluence with the Coxs River within Lake Burragorang. The river descends 178 metres (584 ft) over its 20-kilometre (12 mi) course.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Kedumba River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Kedumba River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 

"Jamison Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales.