Wooli Wooli River

Wooli Wooli River, an open and trained mature wave dominated, barrier estuary,[2] is located in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia.

Wooli Wooli River
StateNew South Wales
RegionNSW North Coast (IBRA), Northern Rivers
Local government areaClarence Valley
Physical characteristics
SourceCoastal Range
  locationNewfoundland State Forest, near Red Rock
  elevation134 m (440 ft)
MouthCoral Sea, South Pacific Ocean
near Wooli
0 m (0 ft)
Length34 km (21 mi)
Basin size180 km2 (69 sq mi)
Basin features
  rightBarcoongere River
National parkYuraygir NP

Course and features

Wooli Wooli River rises on the eastern slopes of the Coastal Range within the Newfoundland State Forest and northwest of Red Rock, and flows generally north, east, and then south, before reaching its mouth at the Coral Sea of the South Pacific Ocean south of Wooli; descending 135 metres (443 ft) over its 34 kilometres (21 mi) course.[1]

See also


  1. "Map of Wooli Wooli River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 8 March 2013.
  2. Roy, P. S; Williams, R. J; Jones, A. R; Yassini, I; et al. (2001). "Structure and Function of South-east Australian Estuaries". Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 53: 351–384. doi:10.1006/ecss.2001.0796.

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