Little River (Wollondilly)

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Little
Tomahawk Creek, The Little River, Unga Creek
Location
CountryAustralia
StateNew South Wales
RegionSydney Basin (IBRA), Southern Highlands
Local government areaWollondilly
Physical characteristics
SourceNattai Tableland
 ⁃ locationnorth of Hilltop, near Bargo
 ⁃ elevation602 m (1,975 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Nattai River
 ⁃ location
Nattai
 ⁃ elevation
127 m (417 ft)
Length27 km (17 mi)
Basin features
River systemHawkesbury-Nepean catchment
National parkNattai National Park
[1][2]

The Little River, a perennial river[1] that is part of the Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment, is located in the Southern Highlands region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

The Little River rises north of the locality of Hilltop and west of the Hume Freeway near Bargo, and flows generally north northeast and then north northwest, before reaching its confluence with the Nattai River south of the locality of Nattai. The river descends 475 metres (1,558 ft) over its 27-kilometre (17 mi) course.[2]

The river flows through the Nattai National Park and is a source of water for the Sydney region.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Little River (Wollondilly LGA)". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 3 April 2013. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Little River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 3 April 2013.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°11′S 150°28′E / 34.183°S 150.467°E / -34.183; 150.467