Deepwater River

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

Deepwater River
StateNew South Wales
IBRANew England Tablelands
DistrictNorthern Tablelands
MunicipalitiesGlen Innes Severn, Tenterfield
Physical characteristics
SourceGreat Dividing Range
  locationeast of Deepwater
  elevation1,080 m (3,540 ft)
Mouthconfluence with Bluff River to form Mole River
near Sandy Flat
601 m (1,972 ft)
Length84 km (52 mi)
Basin features
River systemMacintyre River, Murray–Darling basin

The river rises on the western slopes of the Great Dividing Range, near Old Man Gibber, east of Deepwater, and flows generally north northwest, west, and then west, before reaching its confluence with Bluff River to form the Mole River, near Sandy Flat; descending 479 metres (1,572 ft) over its 84 kilometres (52 mi) course.[1]

The New England Highway crosses the river at the settlement of Deepwater.

See also


  1. "Map of Deepwater River". Retrieved 5 February 2013.
  2. "Deepwater River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 5 February 2013.

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