Lansdowne River

Lansdowne River, a watercourse of the Manning River catchment, is located in the Mid North Coast district of New South Wales, Australia.

Lansdowne River
StateNew South Wales
IBRANSW North Coast
DistrictMid North Coast
Local government areaGreater Taree
Physical characteristics
SourceMount Gibraltar, Gibraltar Range
  locationnear Upper Lansdowne
  elevation740 m (2,430 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Manning River
near Coopernook
0 m (0 ft)
Length51 km (32 mi)
Basin features
River systemManning River catchment
National parkCoorabakh

Course and features

Lansdowne River rises below Mount Gibraltar in the Gibraltar Range, north northwest of Upper Lansdowne, and flows generally southeast before reaching its confluence with the Northern Arm of the Manning River, near Coopernook. The river descends 740 metres (2,430 ft) over its 51 kilometres (32 mi) course.[1]

The Pacific Highway crosses the Lansdowne River south of Coopernook.

See also


  1. "Map of Lansdowne River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 16 March 2013.

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