Rouchel Brook

Rouchel Brook, a perennial stream of the Hunter River catchment, is located in the Hunter region of New South Wales, Australia.

Rouchel Brook
StateNew South Wales
RegionSydney Basin (IBRA), Upper Hunter
Local government areaUpper Hunter
Physical characteristics
SourceMount Royal Range
  locationbelow Big Losy Mountain
  elevation840 m (2,760 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Hunter River
south of Glenbawn Dam
188 m (617 ft)
Length46 km (29 mi)
Basin features
River systemHunter River catchment
  leftDavis Creek (New South Wales)
  rightBack Creek (Upper Hunter, New South Wales)


Officially designated as a river,[1] the Rouchel Brook rises below Big Losy Mountain on the western slopes of the Mount Royal Range. The river flows generally south of west, joined by two minor tributaries, before reaching its confluence with the Hunter River south of Glenbawn Dam, east of Aberdeen. Rouchel Brook descends 652 metres (2,139 ft) over its 46 kilometres (29 mi) course.[2]

See also


  1. "Rouchel Brook". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
  2. "Map of Rouchel Brook, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 18 October 2013.

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