Wangat River

Wangat River, a perennial river of the Hunter River catchment, is located in the Hunter region of New South Wales, Australia.

Wangat River
Little River[1]
StateNew South Wales
RegionNSW North Coast (IBRA), Hunter
Local government areaDungog
Physical characteristics
SourceGloucester Tops
  locationnear Gloucester Gap, Barrington Tops NP
  elevation1,070 m (3,510 ft)
Mouthconfluence with Chichester River
southeast of Chichester
162 m (531 ft)
Length20 km (12 mi)
Basin features
River systemHunter River catchment

Course and features

Wangat River rises below Gloucester Tops, west of Gloucester Gap, within Barrington Tops National Park, and flows generally southeast and south before reaching its confluence with the Chichester River, southeast of Chichester within Lake Chichester. The river descends 906 metres (2,972 ft) over its 20 kilometres (12 mi) course.[2]

See also


  1. "Wangat River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 24 March 2013.
  2. "Map of Wangat River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 24 March 2013.

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