Kerripit River

Kerripit River, a perennial river of the Manning River catchment, is located in the Upper Hunter district of New South Wales, Australia.

Kerripit River
Rawdon Stream[1]
StateNew South Wales
RegionNew England Tablelands (IBRA), NSW North Coast, Upper Hunter, Mid North Coast
Local government areaMid-Coast Council
Physical characteristics
SourceBarrington Tops, Great Dividing Range
  locationbelow Careys Peak, Barrington Tops National Park
  elevation1,450 m (4,760 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Barrington River
north northwest of Berrico
212 m (696 ft)
Length35 km (22 mi)
Basin features
River systemManning River catchment
  rightTindag Creek, Pipeclay Gully
National parkBarrington Tops

Course and features

Kerripit River rises below Careys Peak in the Barrington Tops within the Great Dividing Range, in the Barrington Tops National Park, and flows generally northeast before reaching its confluence with the Barrington River, north northwest of the village of Berrico. The river descends 1,240 metres (4,070 ft) over its 35 kilometres (22 mi) course.[2]

See also


  1. "Kerripit River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
  2. "Map of Kerripit River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 16 March 2013.

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