Rowleys River

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Rowleys River
Number Two River[1]
Perennial river
Country Australia
State New South Wales
IBRA New England Tablelands, NSW North Coast
Districts Northern Tablelands, Mid North Coast
Local government areas Walcha, Port Macquarie-Hastings
Part of Manning River catchment
 - left Cells River
 - right Burns Creek
Source Great Dividing Range
 - location southeast of Yarrowitch
 - elevation 984 m (3,228 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Nowendoc River
 - location southeast of Nowendoc
 - elevation 335 m (1,099 ft)
Length 21 km (13 mi)
National parks Mummel Gulf, Cottan-Bimbang, Tapin Tops

Rowleys 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]

Rowleys River rises on the eastern slopes of the Great Dividing Range, southeast of Yarrowitch, and flows generally south southeast, joined by two tributaries including the Cells River, before reaching its confluence with the Nowendoc River, southeast of Nowendoc. The river descends 864 metres (2,835 ft) over its 71 kilometres (44 mi) course.[2]

See also[edit]


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

External links[edit]

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