Wooli Wooli River

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Wooli Wooli River
Open/trained mature wave dominated, barrier estuary[1][2]
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions NSW North Coast (IBRA), Northern Rivers
Local government area Clarence Valley
 - right Barcoongere River
Source Coastal Range
 - location Newfoundland State Forest, near Red Rock
 - elevation 134 m (440 ft)
Mouth Coral Sea, South Pacific Ocean
 - location near Wooli
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Length 34 km (21 mi)
Depth 0.8 m (3 ft)
Volume 2,611 m3 (92,207 cu ft)
Basin 180 km2 (69 sq mi)
Area 3.7 km2 (1 sq mi)
National park Yuraygir NP
Website: NSW Environment and Heritage webpage

Wooli Wooli River, an open and trained mature wave dominated, barrier estuary,[1] is located in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

Wooli Wooli River rises on the eastern slopes of the Coastal Range within the Newfoundland State Forest and northwest of Red Rock, and flows generally north, east, and then south, before reaching its mouth at the Coral Sea of the South Pacific Ocean south of Wooli; descending 135 metres (443 ft) over its 34 kilometres (21 mi) course.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Roy, P. S; Williams, R. J; Jones, A. R; Yassini, I; et al. (2001). "Structure and Function of South-east Australian Estuaries". Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 53: 351–384. doi:10.1006/ecss.2001.0796. 
  2. ^ "Wooli Wooli River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 6 March 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Map of Wooli Wooli River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 8 March 2013. 

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Coordinates: 29°58′S 153°09′E / 29.967°S 153.150°E / -29.967; 153.150