Bettowynd Creek

Bettowynd Creek, a partly perennial stream of the Moruya River catchment, is located in the Southern Tablelands and South Coast regions of New South Wales, Australia.

Bettowynd Creek
EtymologyAboriginal: a place where water lilies abound[1]
Location
CountryAustralia
StateNew South Wales
RegionSouth East Corner (IBRA), Southern Tablelands
Local government areaQueanbeyan–Palerang
Physical characteristics
Sourcebelow Benmanang Range, Great Dividing Range
  locationnear Majors Creek
  elevation430 m (1,410 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Deua River
  location
south of Monga National Park
  elevation
104 m (341 ft)
Length16 km (9.9 mi)
Basin features
River systemMoruya River catchment
National parkMonga NP
[2][3]

Course and features

Bettowynd Creek rises below Benmanang Range, about 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) south southwest of the village of Majors Creek, on the eastern slopes of the Great Dividing Range. The river flows generally northeast and then southeast before reaching its confluence with the Deua River in remote country south of the Monga National Park.[2] The river descends 311 metres (1,020 ft) over its 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) course.[3]

See also

References

  1. "Araluen". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 30 September 2013.
  2. "Bettowynd Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 2 October 2013.
  3. "Map of Bettowynd Creek, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2013.


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