River Leven (Tasmania)
The River Leven is a perennial river for most of its length, located in the north-western region of Tasmania, Australia. It was named by the Van Diemen's Land Company after the River Leven in Scotland.
|River Leven (Tasmania)|
|Source||Vale of Belvoir Conservation Area|
|⁃ location||near Cradle Mountain|
|⁃ coordinates||41°31′23″S 145°52′31″E|
|⁃ elevation||946 m (3,104 ft)|
|Ulverstone / West Ulverstone midpoint|
|0 m (0 ft)|
|Length||99.3 km (61.7 mi)|
Location and features
The river rises in the Vale of Belvoir Conservation Area near Cradle Mountain, passes through Leven Canyon, and flows generally north into Bass Strait at Ulverstone. The river descends 946 metres (3,104 ft) over its 99.3-kilometre (61.7 mi) course.
- "Placenames Tasmania - River Leven". Placenames Tasmania. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
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- Google (18 December 2018). "River Leven, Tasmania" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
- There is more than one River Leven in Scotland. The best-known are River Leven, Dunbartonshire and River Leven, Fife.
- "Map of River Leven, TAS". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. 2018. Retrieved 18 December 2018.