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Back River
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Region South East Corner (IBRA), Monaro, South Coast
Local government area Cooma-Monaro
Physical characteristics
Main source Kybeyan Range, Great Dividing Range
Wadbilliga National Park
1,180 m (3,870 ft)
River mouth confluence with the Tuross River
Two River Plain
977 m (3,205 ft)
Length 8 km (5.0 mi)
Basin features
River system Tuross River
National park Wadbilliga NP

The Back River, a perennial stream of the Tuross River catchment, is located in the Monaro and South Coast regions of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features

Back River rises of the eastern slopes of the Kybeyan Range, part of the Great Dividing Range, on the western edge of Wadbilliga National Park, approximately 16.5 kilometres (10.3 mi) west southwest of Yowrie. The river flows generally north northwest, and south by west, before reaching its confluence with the Tuross River near Two River Plain. The river descends 206 metres (676 ft) over its 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) course.

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