Mungo River (New Zealand)

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Mungo River
Country New Zealand
Basin features
Main source Southern Alps
River mouth Hokitika River
Physical characteristics
Length 13 kilometres (8.1 mi)

The Mungo River is a river of the West Coast Region of New Zealand's South Island. The major source of the Hokitika River, it flows generally west from the Southern Alps, becoming the Hokitika River at the point where it turns north as it flows through a gap in the Diedrichs Range. The Hokitika Saddle separates the headwaters of the Mungo from those of the Rakaia River system which flows to the island's east coast.

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"Place Name Detail: Mungo River (New Zealand)". New Zealand Geographic Placenames Database. Land Information New Zealand. Retrieved 12 July 2009. 

Coordinates: 43°02′S 171°08′E / 43.033°S 171.133°E / -43.033; 171.133