Maria River (Australia)

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Maria River
Maria River South Branch, Scrubby Creek[1]
Country Australia
State New South Wales
IBRA NSW North Coast
District Mid North Coast
local government area Port Macquarie-Hastings
Part of Hastings River catchment
 - right Wilson River, Pipers Creek
Source Eastern slopes in Kumbatine National Park
 - location near the village of Kundabung, west of Crescent Head
 - elevation 131 m (430 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Hastings River
 - location west of Port Macquarie
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Length 62 km (39 mi)
National Park Kumbatine National Park

Maria River, a watercourse of the Hastings River catchment, is located in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

Maria River rises on the eastern slopes located in Kumbatine National Park, near the village of Kundabung, west of Crescent Head, and flows generally east, south southeast, and then southwest, joined by two tributaries including the Wilson River, before reaching its confluence with the Hastings River, west of Port Macquarie. The river descends 132 metres (433 ft) over its 62 kilometres (39 mi) course.[2]

See also[edit]


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

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Coordinates: 31°09′S 152°50′E / 31.150°S 152.833°E / -31.150; 152.833