Wollangambe River in the Blue Mountains, 2008.
|State||New South Wales|
|Region||Sydney Basin (IBRA), Greater Blue Mountains Area|
|Local government areas||Lithgow, Blue Mountains|
|Source||Great Dividing Range|
|⁃ location||near Newnes Junction|
|⁃ elevation||924 m (3,031 ft)|
|Mouth||confluence with the Colo River|
|west of Colo Heights|
|55 m (180 ft)|
|Length||57 km (35 mi)|
|River system||Hawkesbury–Nepean catchment|
|⁃ left||Bungleboori Creek, Nayook Creek|
|⁃ right||Bowens Creek|
|National parks||Wollemi NP, Blue Mountains NP|
Course and features
The Wollangambe River rises about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) southeast of Happy Valley Springs, below Newnes Junction and within the Great Dividing Range. The river flows generally east and then north northeast, joined by three minor tributaries, mainly through rugged country that comprises Wollemi and Blue Mountains national parks. The river reaches its confluence with the Colo River west of Parsons Forest, near Colo Heights. The river descends 869 metres (2,851 ft) over its 57-kilometre (35 mi) course.
- "Colo River Subcatchment" (PDF). Hawkesbury Nepean River Health Strategy. Hawkesbury Nepean Catchment Management Authority. 2008. pp. 23–24.
- "Northern Valleys". Hawkesbury Nepean River Health Strategy. Hawkesbury Nepean Catchment Management Authority. 2008.
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