Mackenzie River (Victoria)
|Mackenzie (Bun-nah, Bunudj)|
|Regions||Murray Darling Depression (IBRA), Grampians|
|Local government areas||Northern Grampians, Yarriambiack, Horsham|
|Part of||Wimmera catchment|
|- right||Bungalally Creek|
|Source||Grampian Range, Great Dividing Range|
|- location||Grampians National Park|
|- elevation||323 m (1,060 ft)|
|Mouth||confluence with the Wimmera River|
|- location||southwest of Horsham|
|- elevation||131 m (430 ft)|
|Length||57 km (35 mi)|
|National park||Grampians National Park|
The Mackenzie River, an inland intermittent river of the Wimmera catchment, is located in the Grampians region of the Australian state of Victoria. Rising in the Grampians National Park, on the northern slopes of the Great Dividing Range, the Mackenzie River flows generally north by west and drains into the Wimmera River, southwest of Horsham.
Course and features
The Mackenzie River rises on the northern slopes of the Great Dividing Range, and flows generally west by north, joined by one minor tributary, before reaching its mouth to flow into the Wimmera River at Banyena; southwest of Horsham. The Mackenzie River descends 62 metres (203 ft) over its 57-kilometre (35 mi) course.
The river is crossed by the Henty Highway, south of Horsham.
- "Mackenzie River (entry 622167)". VICNAMES. Government of Victoria. Retrieved 23 October 2014.
- Smyth, Robert Brough (1878). The Aborigines of Victoria. Melbourne: Victorian Government Printer. p. 176.
- Clark, Ian; Heydon, Toby (2011). "Mackenzie River: Traditional Names". Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages.
- "Mackenzie River (VIC)". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government.
- "Map of Mackenzie River, VIC". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 23 October 2014.
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