Tarra River (Victoria)
|Name origin: In honour of Charley Tarra.|
|Regions||South East Coastal Plain (IBRA), South Gippsland|
|Local government area||Shire of Wellington|
|Part of||West Gippsland catchment|
|- left||Bodman Creek|
|- location||near Womerah|
|- elevation||238 m (781 ft)|
|Mouth||Corner Inlet, then Bass Strait|
|- location||east of Port Albert|
|- elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
|Length||56 km (35 mi)|
Location and features
The Tarra River rises on the southern slopes of the Strzelecki Ranges, near Womerah, on the southwestern boundary of the Tarra-Bulga National Park, and flows in a highly meandering course generally east then south, joined by one minor tributary before reaching its mouth within the Corner Inlet, east of Port Albert, and emptying into Bass Strait. The river descends 238 metres (781 ft) over its 56-kilometre (35 mi) course.
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- "West Gippsland Regional Catchment Strategy (2013 - 2019)" (PDF – 4MB). West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority. 2012. ISBN 978-0-9805562-8-5.
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