Little Yarra River
Little Yarra River at Yarra Junction, in 2009.
|Regions||South Eastern Highlands (IBRA), Greater Metropolitan Melbourne|
|Local government area||Yarra Ranges Shire|
|Part of||Port Phillip catchment|
|- right||Britannia Creek|
|Townships||Powelltown, Gladysdale, Yarra Junction|
|- location||east of Powelltown|
|- elevation||254 m (833 ft)|
|Mouth||confluence with the Yarra River|
|- location||west of Yarra Junction|
|- elevation||107 m (351 ft)|
|Length||24 km (15 mi)|
|Nature reserve||Yarra Junction Reserve|
Location and features
The Little Yarra River rises in native forests in the Yarra Ranges around Powelltown in east–central Victoria. The river flows generally west by north, passing through rural areas and joined by one minor tributary, before reacihng its confluence with the Yarra River west of the town of Yarra Junction. The river descends 147 metres (482 ft) over its 24 kilometres (15 mi) course.
- "Little Yarra River: 19740". Vicnames. Government of Victoria. 2 May 1966. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
- "Map of Little Yarra River, VIC". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
- Melbourne Water; Port Phillip and Westernport Catchment Management Authority. "Port Phillip and Westernport Regional River Health Strategy". Retrieved 8 February 2011.
- Melbourne Water; Port Phillip and Westernport Catchment Management Authority (2004). "Melbourne’s Rivers and Creeks 2004" (PDF) (PDF). Retrieved 8 February 2011.
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