King River (Northern Territory)

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StateNorthern Territory
RegionKatherine Region
Basin features
River systemDaly River
 - rightDry River

The King River is a river in the Northern Territory of Australia. It is a tributary of the Daly River which ultimately flows into the Timor Sea.

The Dry River is a tributary of the King River.

A telemetered gauging station is located on the river downstream from the Victoria Highway crossing. The maximum recorded flood height at this station was 13.959 m on 11 March 1974.[1] It was originally used to investigate the water resources of the Northern Territory. It is now used as a flood warning site.

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  1. ^ "Natural Resources, Environment and The Arts: Description of Telemetered Gauging Station". Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 20 October 2011.

Coordinates: 14°41′42″S 131°58′49″E / 14.6950°S 131.9803°E / -14.6950; 131.9803