Little Plains River

The Little Plains River, a perennial river of the Snowy River catchment, is located in the Snowy Mountains region of New South Wales, Australia.

Little Plains River
StateNew South Wales
RegionAustralian Alps (IBRA), Snowy Mountains
Local government areasSnowy Monaro Regional Council
Physical characteristics
Source confluenceBendoc River and Queensborough River
  locationBendoc Upper, near Delegate
  elevation758 m (2,487 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Delegate River
between Delegate and Bombala
693 m (2,274 ft)
Length33 km (21 mi)
Basin features
River systemSnowy River catchment
  rightCraigie Bog Creek, Deep Creek (Bombala, New South Wales), Boggy Creek

Course and features

The Little Plains River is formed by the confluence of the Queensborough River and the Bendoc River near the locality of Bendoc Upper, south southeast of Delegate. The river flows generally north northeast and west northwest, joined by three minor tributaries before reaching its confluence with the Delegate River near Balgownie, between Delegate and Bombala. The river descends 65 metres (213 ft) over its 33 kilometres (21 mi) course.[2]

See also


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

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