Mitchell River (Western Australia)
|Main source||441 metres (1,447 ft)|
|River mouth||Walmsley Bay
|Length||117 kilometres (73 mi)|
|Basin size||2,955 square kilometres (1,141 sq mi)|
The river rises north east of Sharp Hill and flows in a north-westerly direction until discharging into the Indian Ocean via Walmsley Bay near Port Warrender.
The best known feature of the river is Mitchell Falls located within the Mitchell River National Park, a three tiered series of drops with a combined height of nearly 80 metres.
Nine species of freshwater fish are known to inhabit the waters of the Mitchell River.
- "Bonzle Digital Atlas - Map of Mitchell River, WA". 2008. Retrieved 10 July 2016.
- Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of river names". Archived from the original on 16 February 2015. Retrieved 2008-12-09.
- "The Kimberley River Environment" (PDF). 2008. Retrieved 12 March 2009.
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