Emu River (Tasmania)
The Emu River is a perennial river for most of its length, located in the north-western region of Tasmania, Australia. It was named by Henry Hellyer, an early explorer who saw emu tracks in the vicinity.
|Emu River (Tasmania)|
|Source||below Companion Hill|
|⁃ location||near Saint Valentines Peak|
|⁃ coordinates||41°21′26″S 145°43′34″E|
|⁃ elevation||548 m (1,798 ft)|
|Wivenhoe / South Burnie midpoint|
|0 m (0 ft)|
|Length||52.2 km (32.4 mi)|
Location and features
The river rises below Companion Hill (853 m (2,799 ft)) near Saint Valentines Peak (1,107 m (3,632 ft)), passes through Companion Reservoir, and flows generally north into Bass Strait at Wivenhoe. The river descends 548 metres (1,798 ft) over its 52.2-kilometre (32.4 mi) course.
- "Placenames Tasmania - Emu River". Placenames Tasmania. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
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- Google (18 December 2018). "Emu River, Tasmania" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
- "Map of Emu River, TAS". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. 2018. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
- Placename Nomen # for Companion Hill = 1837Q
- Placename Nomen # for Saint Valentines Peak = 19378F
- Placename Nomen # for Companion Reservoir = 13887Q