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Blakney Creek is located in New South Wales
Blakney Creek
Location of the Blakney Creek mouth in New South Wales
Other name(s) Head of Blakney Creek
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Region South Eastern Highlands (IBRA), South West Slopes
LGA Upper Lachlan
Town Binalong
Physical characteristics
Main source Great Dividing Range
north of Yass Junction
605 m (1,985 ft)
River mouth confluence with Lachlan River
near Tarcoola
495 m (1,624 ft)
Length 31 km (19 mi)
Basin features
River system Lachlan sub-catchment,
Murray–Darling basin

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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