|Open mature wave dominated, barrier estuary|
|State||New South Wales|
|Regions||NSW North Coast (IBRA), Northern Rivers|
|Local government area||Clarence Valley|
|- left||Candole Creek|
|- location||near Blue Gum Flat|
|- elevation||37 m (121 ft)|
|Mouth||Coral Sea, South Pacific Ocean|
|- location||below Sandon Bluffs|
|- elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
|Length||16 km (10 mi)|
|Depth||1.1 m (4 ft)|
|Volume||2,393 m3 (84,508 cu ft)|
|Basin||131 km2 (51 sq mi)|
|Area||2.6 km2 (1 sq mi)|
|Website: NSW Environment and Heritage webpage|
Course and features
Sandon River rises of the eastern slopes of the Summervale Range, west of Blue Gum Flat and flows generally northeast before reaching its mouth at the Coral Sea of the South Pacific Ocean below Sandon Bluffs; descending 37 metres (121 ft) over its 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) course.
- Roy, P. S; Williams, R. J; Jones, A. R; Yassini, I; et al. (2001). "Structure and Function of South-east Australian Estuaries". Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 53: 351–384. doi:10.1006/ecss.2001.0796.
- "Sandon River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 8 March 2013.
- "Map of Sandon River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 8 March 2013.
- "Bellinger River & Coffs Harbour catchments" (map). Office of Environment and Heritage. Government of New South Wales.
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