Orroral River

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Country Australia
Territory Australian Capital Territory
Regions South Eastern Highlands (IBRA), Capital Country
Part of Murrumbidgee River,
Murray–Darling basin
Source Brindabella Range
 - location Namadgi National Park
 - elevation 1,000 m (3,281 ft)
 - coordinates 35°34′49″S 148°54′39″E / 35.58028°S 148.91083°E / -35.58028; 148.91083
Mouth confluence with the Gudgenby River
 - location south of Tharwa
 - elevation 842 m (2,762 ft)
 - coordinates 35°40′14″S 148°59′46″E / 35.67056°S 148.99611°E / -35.67056; 148.99611Coordinates: 35°40′14″S 148°59′46″E / 35.67056°S 148.99611°E / -35.67056; 148.99611
Length 15 km (9 mi)
National park Namadgi
Orroral River is located in Australian Capital Territory
Orroral River
Location of the Orroral River mouth in the ACT

Orroral River, a perennial stream of the Murrumbidgee catchment within the Murray-Darling basin, is located in the Australian Capital Territory, Australia.


The river rises in the southern ranges of Namadgi National Park, south of Canberra, with flow generated by runoff and melting snow during spring from the Snowy Mountains. The river flows generally south-east, joined by one minor tributaries, before reaching its confluence with the Gudgenby River, south of Tharwa; descending 159 metres (522 ft) over its 26-kilometre (16 mi) course.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Map of Orroral River, NSW". Bonzle.com. Retrieved 16 February 2013.