Eyre Creek (South Australia)

The Eyre Creek is an ephemeral watercourse located in the Mid North region of the Australian state of South Australia.

Location of the river mouth in South Australia
EtymologyEdward John Eyre
StateSouth Australia
RegionMid North
Physical characteristics
  locationnear Mount Horrocks
Mouthconfluence with the Wakefield River
34°01′05″S 138°41′10″E

Course and features

The creek rises east of Mount Horrocks and drains south through Watervale and Leasingham before reaching its confluence with the Wakefield River north of Auburn in the Clare Valley. The creek runs along Main North Road.

The creek was named in honour of Edward John Eyre, who explored the area in 1839 during one of his expeditions.

See also


This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.