Burra Creek (Palerang)

The Burra Creek, a mostlyperennial river[2] that is part of the Murrumbidgee catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the Monaro and Southern Tablelands regions of New South Wales, Australia.

Location of the Burra Creek mouth in New South Wales
StateNew South Wales
RegionSouth Eastern Highlands (IBRA), Southern Tablelands, Monaro
Physical characteristics
SourceGreat Dividing Range
  locationnortheast of Michelago
  coordinates35°35′53″S 149°13′38″E
  elevation813 m (2,667 ft)
Mouthconfluence with Queanbeyan River
near London Bridge
35°30′0″S 149°15′53″E
248 m (814 ft)
Length16 km (9.9 mi)
Basin features
River systemMurrumbidgee catchment,
Murray–Darling basin

Course and features

The Burra Creek (technically a river[2]) rises below Keewong Hill, northeast of Michelago, part of the Great Dividing Range, and flows generally northeast before reaching its confluence with the Queanbeyan River near the locality of London Bridge. The Queanbeyan River is a tributary of the Murrumbidgee River. The Burra Creek descends 144 metres (472 ft) over its 16-kilometre (9.9 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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