Aberfoyle River facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAberfoyle River
|Other name(s)||Balblair Creek|
|State||New South Wales|
|IBRA||New England Tablelands|
|Main source||Great Dividing Range
Llangothlin, north of Guyra
1,340 m (4,400 ft)
|River mouth||confluence with the Guy Fawkes River
below Chaelundi Mountain, within Guy Fawkes River National Park
374 m (1,227 ft)
|Length||115 km (71 mi)|
|River system||Clarence River catchment|
|National park||Guy Fawkes River National Park|
Course and features
Aberfoyle River rises on the slopes of the Great Dividing Range, at Llangothlin, north of Guyra, and flows generally south southeast, east southeast, northeast, and east northeast, joined by three minor tributaries towards its confluence with the Guy Fawkes River, below Chaelundi Mountain, within Guy Fawkes River National Park. The river descends 971 metres (3,186 ft) over its 115 kilometres (71 mi) course.
The Devils Chimney in the Aberfoyle River gorge was declared an Aboriginal Place on 8 August 1980. An Aboriginal Place is an area of special significance to Aboriginal culture and declaration provides recognition of the significance of the area and its heritage values which relate to traditions, observances, customs, beliefs or history of Aboriginal people.
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