The Blakney Creek, a mostly–perennial river 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
|State||New South Wales|
|Region||South Eastern Highlands (IBRA), South West Slopes|
|Source||Great Dividing Range|
|⁃ location||north of Yass Junction|
|⁃ coordinates||34°44′23″S 149°0′51″E|
|⁃ elevation||605 m (1,985 ft)|
|Mouth||confluence with Lachlan River|
|495 m (1,624 ft)|
|Length||31 km (19 mi)|
|River system||Lachlan sub-catchment,|
Course and features
The Blakney Creek (technically a river) 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.
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- "Our partners: local government". Lachlan Catchment Management Authority. Government of New South Wales. 2013. Retrieved 9 February 2013.
- "Blakney Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 8 December 2014.
- "Lachlan River catchment" (map). Office of Environment and Heritage. Government of New South Wales.
- Trueman, Will (2012). True Tales of the Trout Cod: River Histories of the Murray–Darling Basin (Lachlan River catchment booklet) (PDF). Canberra: Murray–Darling Basin Authority. ISBN 978-1-921914-98-0. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 February 2014.