Nowendoc River

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Nowendoc River
Peel Creek[1]
Perennial river
Nowendoc River.jpg
Nowendoc River, 2011
Country Australia
State New South Wales
IBRA New England Tablelands, NSW North Coast
Districts Northern Tablelands, Mid North Coast
Local government areas Greater Taree
Part of Manning River catchment
 - left Cooplacurripa River, Rowleys River
Town Nowendoc
Source Great Dividing Range
 - location below the Black Sugarloaf, south of Walcha
 - elevation 1,150 m (3,773 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Manning River
 - location near Knorrit Flat, west of Wingham
 - elevation 52 m (171 ft)
Length 115 km (71 mi)
National park Nowendoc National Park
Waterfall Nowendoc Falls

Nowendoc River, a perennial river of the Manning River catchment, is located in the Northern Tablelands and Mid North Coast districts of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

Nowendoc River rises on the eastern slopes of the Great Dividing Range, north of the Black Sugarloaf, south of Walcha and flows generally southeast, joined by two tributaries including Cooplacurripa River and Rowleys River, before reaching its confluence with the Manning River, west of Wingham. The river descends 1,100 metres (3,600 ft) over its 115 kilometres (71 mi) course.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Nowendoc River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 15 March 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Map of Nowendoc River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 15 March 2013. 

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Coordinates: 31°45′S 152°04′E / 31.750°S 152.067°E / -31.750; 152.067