|Region||North West Queensland|
|Mouth||Gulf of Carpentaria|
|Length||420 km (261 mi)|
|Basin||50,445 km2 (19,477 sq mi)|
The Norman River is a river in Queensland, Australia. The river originates in the Gregory Range 200 km southeast of Croydon, Queensland and flows 420 km northwest to the Gulf of Carpentaria. It is joined by three major tributaries, the Carron, Clara and Yappar Rivers. The river flows through Normanton before entering the Gulf of Carpentaria through the major fishing port of Karumba. The mouth of the river lies in the Gulf Plains Important Bird Area.
The record flood of the river occurred in 1974, cresting at 8.8 metres in Normanton and causing the inundation of the town. The river's catchment area covers 50,445 m².
- "Water resources - Overview - Queensland: Basin & Surface Water Management Area: Norman River". Australian Natural Resources Atlas. Department of Sustainabililty, Environment, Water, Population and Communities. 15 June 2009. Retrieved 14 November 2011.
- BirdLife International (2011) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gulf Plains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/07/2011
- Flood Warning System for the Norman River. Australian Bureau of Meteorology.
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