Barrington River (New South Wales) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBarrington River
Barrington River, downstream of Barrington Tops National Park.
|State||New South Wales|
|IBRA||NSW North Coast, Upper Hunter|
|Local government area||Dungog, Mid-Coast Council|
|Main source||Mt Royal Range, Great Dividing Range
below Carey's Peak, Barrington Volcano
1,460 m (4,790 ft)
|River mouth||confluence with the Gloucester River
85 m (279 ft)
|Length||93 km (58 mi)|
|River system||Manning River catchment|
|National park||Barrington Tops|
Course and features
Barrington River rises below Carey's Peak, within Barrington Volcano, on the eastern slopes of the Mt Royal Range, within the Great Dividing Range, and flows generally east, joined by five tributaries including the Kerripit, Cobark, and Moppy rivers, before reaching its confluence with the Gloucester River, near Gloucester. The river descends 1,370 metres (4,490 ft) over its 93 kilometres (58 mi) course.
The river was named in honour of Lord Barrington.
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