Thomas River

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Thomas
River
Country Australia
State Western Australia
Region Gascoyne
Part of Gascoyne River catchment
Source Teano Range
 - location south of Double Peak
 - elevation 463 m (1,519 ft)
 - coordinates 24°38′16″S 117°10′13″E / 24.63778°S 117.17028°E / -24.63778; 117.17028
Mouth confluence with the Gascoyne River
 - location near Landor Station homestead
 - elevation 294 m (965 ft)
 - coordinates 24°43′33″S 116°15′2″E / 24.72583°S 116.25056°E / -24.72583; 116.25056Coordinates: 24°43′33″S 116°15′2″E / 24.72583°S 116.25056°E / -24.72583; 116.25056
Length 127 km (79 mi)
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The Thomas River is a river in the Gascoyne region of Western Australia.

The headwaters of the river rise south of Double Peak and flows westwards, joined by two minor tributaries; Coondoondoo Creek and Pink Hills Creek. The river forms its confluence with the Gascoyne River near the Police Station Woolshed. The Thomas flows through the Murrumburra Pool on its way to the Gascoyne. The river descends 169 metres (554 ft) over its 127-kilometre (79 mi) course.[1]

Significant gold and tin deposits have been found in the Thomas River Gascoyne gold fields.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Map of Thomas River, WA". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. 2008. Retrieved 6 February 2009. 
  2. ^ Year Book Australia, 1910. Australian Bureau of Statistics. 2009.