Weld River

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Weld
River
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
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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]

References[edit]

  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". International Journal of Salt Lake Research. 8: 361–382. 2006. doi:10.1023/A:1009060912470. Retrieved 3 November 2008.