Blakney Creek facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBlakney
|Other name(s)||Head of Blakney Creek|
|State||New South Wales|
|Region||South Eastern Highlands (IBRA), South West Slopes|
|Main source||Great Dividing Range
north of Yass Junction
605 m (1,985 ft)
|River mouth||confluence with Lachlan River
495 m (1,624 ft)
|Length||31 km (19 mi)|
|River system||Lachlan sub-catchment,
The Blakney Creek, a mostly–perennial river that is part of the Lachlan sub-catchment of the Murrumbidgee catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales, Australia.
Course and features
The Blakney Creek (technically a river) rises north northeast of the Yass Junction, on the south western slopes of the Great Dividing Range, and flows generally northeast before reaching its confluence with the Lachlan River near Tarcoola. The creek descends 110 metres (360 ft) over its 31-kilometre (19 mi) course.
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