Nowendoc River

Nowendoc River, a perennial river of the Manning River catchment, is located in the Northern Tablelands and Mid North Coast districts of New South Wales, Australia.

Nowendoc River
Peel Creek[1]
Nowendoc River, 2011
StateNew South Wales
IBRANew England Tablelands, NSW North Coast
DistrictNorthern Tablelands, Mid North Coast
Local government areasMid-Coast Council
Physical characteristics
SourceGreat Dividing Range
  locationbelow the Black Sugarloaf, south of Walcha
  elevation1,150 m (3,770 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Manning River
near Knorrit Flat, west of Wingham
52 m (171 ft)
Length115 km (71 mi)
Basin features
River systemManning River catchment
  leftCooplacurripa River, Rowleys River
National parkNowendoc National Park

Course and features

Nowendoc River rises on the eastern slopes of the Great Dividing Range, north of the Black Sugarloaf, south of Walcha and flows generally southeast, joined by two tributaries including Cooplacurripa River and Rowleys River, before reaching its confluence with the Manning River, west of Wingham. The river descends 1,100 metres (3,600 ft) over its 115 kilometres (71 mi) course.[2]

See also


  1. "Nowendoc River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 15 March 2013.
  2. "Map of Nowendoc River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 15 March 2013.

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