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Burra Creek (Palerang) is located in New South Wales
Burra Creek (Palerang)
Location of the Burra Creek mouth in New South Wales
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Region South Eastern Highlands (IBRA), Southern Tablelands, Monaro
LGA Queanbeyan-Palerang
Town Burra
Physical characteristics
Main source Great Dividing Range
northeast of Michelago
813 m (2,667 ft)
River mouth confluence with Queanbeyan River
near London Bridge
248 m (814 ft)
Length 16 km (9.9 mi)
Basin features
River system Murrumbidgee catchment,
Murray–Darling basin

The Burra Creek, a mostly–perennial river that is part of the Murrumbidgee catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the Monaro and Southern Tablelands regions of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features

The Burra Creek (technically a river) rises below Keewong Hill, northeast of Michelago, part of the Great Dividing Range, and flows generally northeast before reaching its confluence with the Queanbeyan River near the locality of London Bridge. The Queanbeyan River is a tributary of the Murrumbidgee River. The Burra Creek descends 144 metres (472 ft) over its 16-kilometre (9.9 mi) course.

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