Burra Creek, Sallee Creek
|Etymology||Aboriginal (Ngarigu): "clearwater"|
|State/terr.||, New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory|
|Region||South Eastern Highlands (IBRA), Monaro, Capital Country|
|Local government areas||Cooma-Monaro, Queanbeyan|
|- location||east of Bredbo, New South Wales|
|- elevation||1,260 m (4,130 ft)|
|Mouth||confluence with the Molonglo River|
|- location||Oaks Estate, Australian Capital Territory|
|- elevation||567 m (1,860 ft)|
|Length||104 km (65 mi)|
|Basin size||96,000 km2 (37,000 sq mi)|
|River system||Murrumbidgee catchment,|
|Reservoirs||Googong Reservoir, Queanbeyan Weir|
Queanbeyan River, a perennial stream in New South Wales, Australia. It is part of the Molonglo catchment. The catchment is in the Murray-Darling Basin. The river is in the Monaro and Capital Country regions of New South Wales. The river is 104 kilometres (65 mi) in length. The river catchment is 96,000 hectares (240,000 acres). The Queanbeyan River and the Cotter River meet the potable water supply needs of the Canberra and Queanbeyan region. The two regions' water quality is protected under federal legislation.
References[change | change source]
- "Queanbeyan River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. 1 August 1969. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
- "Queanbeyan". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. 4 December 1977. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
- "Map of Queanbeyan River". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
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