Burra Creek (Gundagai)

The Burra Creek, a mostlyperennial river[2] that is part of the Murrumbidgee catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales, Australia.

Location of the Burra Creek mouth in New South Wales
StateNew South Wales
RegionSouth Eastern Highlands (IBRA), South West Slopes
Physical characteristics
SourceGreat Dividing Range
  locationbelow The Sisters
  coordinates34°51′54″S 147°56′35″E
  elevation565 m (1,854 ft)
Mouthconfluence with Muttama Creek
northwest of Coolac
34°53′54″S 148°8′19″E
248 m (814 ft)
Length29 km (18 mi)
Basin features
River systemMurrumbidgee catchment,
Murray–Darling basin
  leftYammatree Creek
  rightBongongalong Creek

Course and features

The Burra Creek (technically a river[2]) rises below The Sisters, on the northern slopes of Ginendoe Hill, part of the Great Dividing Range, and flows generally east, then south, then east, joined by two minor tributaries before reaching its confluence with the Muttama Creek northwest of Coolac. The Muttama Creek is a tributary of the Murrumbidgee River. The Burra Creek descends 318 metres (1,043 ft) over its 29-kilometre (18 mi) course.[1]

See also


  1. "Map of Burra Creek, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 8 December 2014.
  2. "Burra Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 8 December 2014.
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