Victoria River (Northern Territory)

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Victoria River

The Victoria River is in longest river in the Northern Territory of Australia.[1] It flows into the Timor Sea. Philip Parker King discovered the mouth of the river on 12 September 1819.[2] In 1839, the crew of HMS Beagle travelled more than 200 km up the river.[2] In 1854 the explorer Augustus Charles Gregory reached the river after crossing the north of Australia from Brisbane, Queensland.[2]

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  1. "Victoria River middle reaches and Gregory area" (PDF). Sites of Conservation Significance. Retrieved 17 June 2011.  line feed character in |title= at position 34 (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Victoria River Downs Station Northern Territory". 2010 [last update]. Retrieved 18 June 2011.  Check date values in: |date= (help)