Rodger River

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Bodger, Roger Creek, Roger[1]
Rodger River is located in Victoria
Rodger River
Mouth of the Rodger River in Victoria
RegionAustralian Alps (IBRA), Victorian Alps, East Gippsland
Local government areaShire of East Gippsland
Physical characteristics
 - locationSnowy River National Park
 - elevation806 m (2,644 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Snowy River
 - location
south of Jackson Crossing
 - coordinates
37°25′17″S 148°19′11″E / 37.42139°S 148.31972°E / -37.42139; 148.31972Coordinates: 37°25′17″S 148°19′11″E / 37.42139°S 148.31972°E / -37.42139; 148.31972
 - elevation
61 m (200 ft)
Length60 km (37 mi)
Basin features
River systemSnowy River catchment
 - leftYalmy River, Wrong Creek, Cattle Creek (Victoria), Black Snake Creek
National parkSnowy River NP

The Rodger River is a perennial river of the Snowy River catchment, located in the Alpine region of the Australian state of Victoria.

Course and features[edit]

The Rodger River rises below Monkeytop in a remote alpine wilderness area within the Snowy River National Park, and flows generally south, then west, then south, then south by west, joined by the Yalmy River and three minor tributaries, before reaching its confluence with the Snowy River downstream of Jackson Crossing in the Shire of East Gippsland. The river descends 744 metres (2,441 ft) over its 60-kilometre (37 mi) course.[2]

The entire course of the river is contained with the Snowy River National Park.[2]

The traditional custodians of the land surrounding the Rodger River are the Australian Aboriginal Bidawal and Nindi-Ngudjam Ngarigu Monero peoples.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Rodger River: 24613". Vicnames. Government of Victoria. 2 May 1966. Archived from the original on 2 January 2014. Retrieved 2 January 2014.
  2. ^ a b c "Map of Rodger River, VIC". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 2 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Snowy River National Park". Explore national parks. Parks Victoria. Retrieved 2 January 2014.

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