Peak River

The Peak River, a perennial stream[1] that is part of the Murrumbidgee catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the Snowy Mountains region of New South Wales, Australia.

Atkinsons Creek, Baloo Arm[1]
Location of the Peak River mouth in New South Wales
StateNew South Wales
RegionAustralian Alps (IBRA), Snowy Mountains
LGASnowy Valleys Council
Physical characteristics
SourceBogong Range, Snowy Mountains
  locationnear Bogong Mountain
  elevation1,140 m (3,740 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Goobarragandra River
near Macks Crossing
35°24′56″S 148°26′08″E
423 m (1,388 ft)
Length21 km (13 mi)
Basin features
River systemMurrumbidgee catchment,
Murray–Darling basin
National parkKosciuszko NP

Course and features

The Peak River rises below Bogong Peaks, on the northeastern slopes of Mount Bogong within the Bongong Range, part of the Snowy Mountains, contained within the Kosciuszko National Park. The river flows generally north before reaching its confluence with the Goobarragandra River near Macks Crossing.[1] The river descends 720 metres (2,360 ft) over its 21-kilometre (13 mi) course.[2]

See also


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

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