Kalang River (New South Wales)

Kalang River, a perennial river of the Bellinger River catchment, is located in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia.

Kalang River
South Arm Bellingen River[1]
StateNew South Wales
IBRANSW North Coast
DistrictMid North Coast
Local government areaBellingen
Physical characteristics
SourceGreat Dividing Range
  location4km south-south-west of Brinerville
  elevation760 m (2,490 ft)
MouthBellinger River
east of Urunga
0 m (0 ft)
Length77 km (48 mi)
Basin features
River systemBellinger River catchment
  rightCooks Creek (New South Wales), Woods Creek (New South Wales), Spicketts Creek
National ParkBellinger River NP

Course and features

Kalang River rises within the Great Dividing Range, near Brinerville, and flows generally east before reaching its mouth at the Tasman Sea of the South Pacific Ocean, east of Urunga. The river descends 353 metres (1,158 ft) over its 77 kilometres (48 mi) course.[2]

Parts of the Kalang River are contained within the Bellinger River National Park.

Towards its mouth, the river is transversed by the Pacific Highway, near Urunga.

See also


  1. "Kalang River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 10 March 2013.
  2. "Map of Kalang River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 10 March 2013.

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