Anne River (Tasmania)

The Anne River is a perennial river located in the south-west region of Tasmania, Australia. At 20 kilometres (12 mi) in length, the Anne River is extremely steep and flows through parts of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

Location of mouth of the Anne River in Tasmania
EtymologyMount Anne
RegionSouth West
Physical characteristics
SourceMount Anne and Mount Sara Jane
  locationLake Judd
  coordinates42°59′20″S 146°25′39″E
  elevation595 m (1,952 ft)
MouthHuon River
43°05′13″S 146°27′30″E
159 m (522 ft)
Length20 km (12 mi)
Basin features
River systemHuon River catchment
LakeLake Judd

Location and features

Drained by runoff from Mount Anne and Mount Sara Jane, the river forms below Lake Judd and steeply flows generally west and then south by east with an average gradient of 24 metres per kilometre (130 ft/mi) and a peak grade of 77 metres per kilometre (410 ft/mi).[2] With no significant tributaries, the Anne River reaches its confluence with the Huon River in remote wilderness country. The river descends 436 metres (1,430 ft) over its 20-kilometre (12 mi) course.[1]

The Anne River is a remote wilderness area, visited by avid bushwalkers. The river has only been navigated on a few occasions by kayakers.

See also


  1. "Map of Huon River, TAS". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. 2015. Retrieved 30 June 2015.
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