Rees River

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Rees River
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Country New Zealand

The Rees River is a river in New Zealand, flowing into upper Lake Wakatipu in the South Island. It is named for explorer and early settler William Gilbert Rees, the founder of the nearby town of Queenstown.[1]

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  1. ^ Reed, A. W. (1975). Place names of New Zealand. Wellington: A.H. & A.W. Reed Ltd. p. 357

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

Coordinates: 44°51′S 168°23′E / 44.850°S 168.383°E / -44.850; 168.383