Blakney Creek

The Blakney Creek, a mostlyperennial river[3] that is part of the Lachlan sub-catchment of the Murrumbidgee catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales, Australia.

Head of Blakney Creek
Location of the Blakney Creek mouth in New South Wales
StateNew South Wales
RegionSouth Eastern Highlands (IBRA), South West Slopes
LGAUpper Lachlan
Physical characteristics
SourceGreat Dividing Range
  locationnorth of Yass Junction
  coordinates34°44′23″S 149°0′51″E
  elevation605 m (1,985 ft)
Mouthconfluence with Lachlan River
near Tarcoola
34°34′57″S 149°9′15″E
495 m (1,624 ft)
Length31 km (19 mi)
Basin features
River systemLachlan sub-catchment,
Murray–Darling basin

Course and features

The Blakney Creek (technically a river[3]) rises north northeast of the Yass Junction, on the south western slopes of the Great Dividing Range, and flows generally northeast before reaching its confluence with the Lachlan River near Tarcoola. The creek descends 110 metres (360 ft) over its 31-kilometre (19 mi) course.[1]

See also


  1. "Map of Blakney Creek, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 8 December 2014.
  2. "Our partners: local government". Lachlan Catchment Management Authority. Government of New South Wales. 2013. Retrieved 9 February 2013.
  3. "Blakney Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 8 December 2014.
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