Moonan Brook

Moonan Brook, a mostly perennial stream of the Hunter River catchment, is located in the Hunter region of New South Wales, Australia.

Moonan Brook
Bells Creek
StateNew South Wales
RegionSydney Basin (IBRA), Upper Hunter
Local government areaUpper Hunter
Physical characteristics
SourceMount Barrington, Mount Royal Range
  locationBarrington Tops National Park
  elevation1,350 m (4,430 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Hunter River
at Moonan Flat
410 m (1,350 ft)
Length26 km (16 mi)
Basin features
River systemHunter River catchment
National parkBarrington Tops NP


Officially designated as a river,[1] the Moonan Brook rises below Mount Barrington on the western slopes of Mount Royal Range. The river flows generally west northwest before reaching its confluence with the Hunter River near the locality of Moonan Flat, east of Scone. Moonan Brook descends 943 metres (3,094 ft) over its 26 kilometres (16 mi) course.[2]

See also


  1. "Moonan Brook". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
  2. "Map of Moonan Brook, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 18 October 2013.

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