Little River (Oberon)

The Little River, a perennial river[1] that is part of the Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment, is located in the Central Tablelands region of New South Wales, Australia.

StateNew South Wales
RegionSouth Eastern Highlands (IBRA), Central Tablelands
Local government areaOberon
Physical characteristics
SourceMini Mini Range and Black Range
  locationnorth of the Jenolan Caves
  elevation1,000 m (3,300 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Coxs River
near Ironpot Mountain
254 m (833 ft)
Length16 km (9.9 mi)
Basin features
River systemHawkesbury-Nepean catchment
National parkBlue Mountains, Kanangra-Boyd

Course and features

The Little River rises between the Mini Mini Range and Black Range within the Great Dividing Range, and flows generally east southeast, before reaching its confluence with the Coxs River on the south-western boundary of the Blue Mountains National Park, near Ironpot Mountain, within the Kanangra-Boyd National Park. The river descends 746 metres (2,448 ft) over its 16-kilometre (9.9 mi) course as it flows through the Jenolan State Forest.[2]

See also


  1. "Little River (Oberon LGA)". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 3 April 2013.
  2. "Little River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 3 April 2013.
  • "Mid Coxs River Subcatchment" (PDF). Hawkesbury Nepean River Health Strategy. Hawkesbury Nepean Catchment Management Authority. 2008. pp. 53–56.

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