Ward River (Central West Queensland)

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Ward River (Central West Queensland) is located in Queensland
Ward River (Central West Queensland)
Location of Ward River mouth in Queensland
RegionCentral West Queensland
Physical characteristics
SourceWarrego Range
 - locationsouth of Tambo
 - coordinates25°06′39″S 146°13′17″E / 25.11083°S 146.22139°E / -25.11083; 146.22139
 - elevation389 m (1,276 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Langlo River
 - location
west of Charleville
 - coordinates
26°25′51″S 146°05′32″E / 26.43083°S 146.09222°E / -26.43083; 146.09222Coordinates: 26°25′51″S 146°05′32″E / 26.43083°S 146.09222°E / -26.43083; 146.09222
 - elevation
284 m (932 ft)
Length455 km (283 mi)
Basin size14,671 km2 (5,665 sq mi)
Basin features
River systemMurray-Darling basin

The Ward River, part of the Murray-Darling basin, is a river located in Central West Queensland, Australia.

The headwaters of the river rise in the Warrego Range, south of Tambo. Formed by the confluence of Larry Creek and Rams Gully, the river flows generally south, much of the river is braided channels, joined by 21 minor tributaries, before reaching its confluence with the Langlo River west of Charleville. The Langlo is itself a tributary of the Warrego River that flows into the Darling River. The river descends 105 metres (344 ft) over its 455-kilometre (283 mi) course.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Map of Ward River, QLD". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 3 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Water streamflow data - Ward River @ Binnowee". Department of Environment and Resource Management. Queensland Government. Retrieved 21 May 2009.