Bluff River (New South Wales)

Bluff River, a mostly perennial stream[2] of the DumaresqMacintyre catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the Northern Tablelands district of New South Wales, Australia.

Bluff River
IBRANew England Tablelands
DistrictNorthern Tablelands
Physical characteristics
SourceFive Mile Creek (New South Wales)
  locationbelow Sandy Flat
  elevation750 m (2,460 ft)
2nd sourceSeven Mile Creek (New South Wales)
Mouthconfluence with Deepwater River to form Mole River
near Bluff River National Park
604 m (1,982 ft)
Length13 km (8.1 mi)
Basin features
River systemMacintyre River, Murray–Darling basin

The river takes its identity at the junction of Five Mile Creek and Seven Mile Creek, on the western slopes of the Great Dividing Range, below Sandy Flat, and flows generally southwest, north, and then southwest, before reaching its confluence with Deepwater River to form the Mole River, near Bluff River National Park; descending 146 metres (479 ft) over its 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) course.[1]

See also


  1. "Map of Bluff River". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 17 February 2013.
  2. "Bluff River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 February 2013.

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