Mongarlowe River

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Mongarlowe River
Little River[1]
Mongarlowe River.jpg
StateNew South Wales
RegionSydney Basin (IBRA), Southern Tablelands
Local government areaQueanbeyan-Palerang
Physical characteristics
SourceGreat Dividing Range
 ⁃ locationsoutheast of Araluen
 ⁃ coordinates35°39′11″S 149°54′36″E / 35.65306°S 149.91000°E / -35.65306; 149.91000
 ⁃ elevation796 m (2,612 ft)
MouthShoalhaven River
 ⁃ location
near Charleyong
 ⁃ coordinates
35°14′56″S 149°53′33″E / 35.24889°S 149.89250°E / -35.24889; 149.89250Coordinates: 35°14′56″S 149°53′33″E / 35.24889°S 149.89250°E / -35.24889; 149.89250
 ⁃ elevation
556 m (1,824 ft)
Length72 km (45 mi)
Basin features
River systemShoalhaven River
 ⁃ leftNorthangera Creek, Warrambucca Creek, Tantulean Creek, Cookanulla Creek
 ⁃ rightFeagans Creek, Nettletons Creek
National parkMonga

The Mongarlowe River is a perennial river of the Shoalhaven catchment located in the Southern Tablelands region of New South Wales, Australia.[1]

Location and features[edit]

The river rises on the western slopes of the Great Dividing Range within the Monga National Park about 6.5 kilometres (4.0 mi) east southeast of the village of Araluen. The river flows generally north, joined by six minor tributaries before reaching its confluence with the Shoalhaven River approximately 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) northwest of the locality of Charleyong. The river descends 242 metres (794 ft) over its 72 kilometres (45 mi) course.[2]

The river is crossed by the Kings Highway northwest of Clyde Mountain.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Mongarlowe River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 23 May 2013. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b c "Map of Mongarlowe River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. 2013. Retrieved 23 May 2013.