Nunnock River

The Nunnock River, a perennial stream[2] of the Bega River catchment, is located in the Monaro region of New South Wales, Australia.

Nunnock River
Location
CountryAustralia
StateNew South Wales
RegionSouth Eastern Highlands (IBRA), Monaro
MunicipalityBega Valley
Physical characteristics
SourceSouth Coast Range, Great Dividing Range
  locationnear Brown Mountain
  coordinates36°39′S 149°25′E
  elevation954 m (3,130 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Bemboka River
  location
near Kallarney, Snowy Mountains Highway
  elevation
224 m (735 ft)
Length8.2 km (5.1 mi)
Basin features
River systemBega River
[1]

Course and features

The Nunnock River rises below Bull Mountain in the South Coast Range, that is part of the Great Dividing Range, about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) east of Brown Mountain; and flows generally southeast and northeast before reaching its confluence with the Bemboka River near the locale of Kallarney, adjacent to the Snowy Mountains Highway, approximately 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) west by north of Bemboka.[2] The river descends 729 metres (2,392 ft) over its 8.2 kilometres (5.1 mi) course.[1]

See also

References

  1. "Map of Nunnock River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 14 May 2013.
  2. "Nunnock River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 May 2013.


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