Weld River

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This article is about the river in Western Australia. For the river of the same name in Tasmania, see Weld Valley.
Country Australia
State Western Australia
Region South West
Source Mount Burnside
 - location Lake Muir State Forest
 - elevation 211 m (692 ft)
Mouth Deep River
 - elevation 52 m (171 ft)
 - coordinates 34°49′31″S 116°34′59″E / 34.82528°S 116.58306°E / -34.82528; 116.58306Coordinates: 34°49′31″S 116°34′59″E / 34.82528°S 116.58306°E / -34.82528; 116.58306
Length 37 km (23 mi)
Basin 240 km2 (93 sq mi)
National park Shannon National Park

The Weld River is a river in the South West region of Western Australia.

The river rises below Mount Burnside in the Lake Muir State forest. The river flows in a southerly direction through the Shannon National Park until it flows into the Deep River, of which it is a tributary.

The water quality of the river is excellent and is considered fresh.[3]


  1. ^ "Map of Weld River, WA". Bonzle Digital Atlas. 2006. Retrieved 23 November 2008. 
  2. ^ "Journal of Hydrology - Floodflow frequency model selection in Australia" (PDF). 1992. Retrieved 23 November 2008. 
  3. ^ "Hydrological exchange and subsurface water chemistry in streams varying in salinity in south-western Australia". 2006. Retrieved 3 November 2008.