Pinch River

The Pinch River, a perennial river of the Snowy River catchment, is located in the Snowy Mountains region of New South Wales, Australia.

Pinch River
Moyangul River[1]
StateNew South Wales
RegionAustralian Alps (IBRA), Snowy Mountains
Local government areaSnowy Monaro Regional Council
Physical characteristics
SourceSnowy Mountains, Great Dividing Range
  locationnear Paradise Hill
  elevation1,230 m (4,040 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Snowy River
below the Charcoal Range
250 m (820 ft)
Length24 km (15 mi)
Basin features
River systemSnowy River catchment
  leftLookout Creek
National parkKosciuszko NP

Course and features

The Pinch River rises west of Paradise Hill in remote alpine country within The Snowy Mountains Range, part of the Great Dividing Range, contained within the Kosciuszko National Park. The river flows generally south southeast, then west, then west southwest, and then southeast, before reaching its confluence with the Snowy River below the Charcoal Range. The river descends 983 metres (3,225 ft) over its 24 kilometres (15 mi) course.[2]

See also


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

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