Capertee River

The Capertee River, a perennial stream[1] that is part of the Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment, is located in the Central Tablelands region of New South Wales, Australia.

Bogee River[1]
StateNew South Wales
RegionSydney Basin (IBRA), Central Tablelands
MunicipalitiesMid-Western Regional, Lithgow
Physical characteristics
SourceBrymair Creek
Source confluenceTea Tree Creek
  locationnear Bogee, southeast of Kandos
  elevation510 m (1,670 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Wolgan River to form the Colo River
northeast of Newnes
147 m (482 ft)
Length105 km (65 mi)
Basin features
River systemHawkesbury-Nepean catchment
National parkWollemi NP


The Capertee River rises on the Great Dividing Range, near Bogee, southeast of Kandos, formed by the confluence of the Tea Tree Creek and Brymair Creek, and flows through the Capertee Valley, generally to the south, east, and southeast, joined by seven minor tributaries, to its confluence with Wolgan River to form the Colo River, northeast of Newnes. The river descends 363 metres (1,191 ft) over its 105-kilometre (65 mi) course.[2]

See also


  1. "Capertee River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 27 February 2013.
  2. "Capertee River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 27 February 2013.

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