Queensborough River

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Dormittys[1], Queensboro, Queenborough[2]
Queensborough River is located in New South Wales
Queensborough River
Location of the Queensborough River mouth, north of the Black-Allan Line in New South Wales
StatesVictoria, New South Wales
RegionAustralian Alps (IBRA), Victorian Alps, Snowy Mountains
LGAsEast Gippsland, Snowy Monaro
Physical characteristics
SourceErrinundra Plateau
 - locationnear Combienbar, East Gippsland, Victoria
 - coordinates37°15′33″S 148°57′07″E / 37.25917°S 148.95194°E / -37.25917; 148.95194
 - elevation885 m (2,904 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Bendoc River to form the Little Plains River
 - location
near Craigie, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales
 - coordinates
37°07′54″S 149°02′04″E / 37.13167°S 149.03444°E / -37.13167; 149.03444Coordinates: 37°07′54″S 149°02′04″E / 37.13167°S 149.03444°E / -37.13167; 149.03444
 - elevation
755 m (2,477 ft)
Length19 km (12 mi)
Basin features
River systemSnowy River catchment
 - leftBack Creek (Victoria)
National parkErrinundra NP

The Queensborough River is a perennial river of the Snowy River catchment, located in the Alpine regions of the Australian states of Victoria and New South Wales.

Course and features[edit]

The Queensborough River rises on the Errinundra Plateau, approximately 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) north northwest of Combienbar, in East Gippsland, Victoria. The river flows generally north northwest and north northeast, joined by one minor tributary, before joining with the Bendoc River to form the Little Plains River approximately 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) south southwest of Craigie, north of the Black-Allan Line that forms part of the border between Victoria and New South Wales.[1] The river descends 130 metres (430 ft) over its 19-kilometre (12 mi) course.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Queensborough River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 2 June 2013. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Queensborough River". Vicnames. Government of Victoria. 2 May 1966. Retrieved 2 June 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Map of Queensborough River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 2 June 2013.

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