D'Urville River facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsD'Urville River
|Main source||Spenser Mountains
1,480 m (4,860 ft)
|River mouth||Lake Rotoroa
420 m (1,380 ft)
|Length||26 km (16 mi)|
It lies within the Nelson Lakes National Park and flows north for 26 kilometres (16 mi) between the Ella and Mahanga ranges into Lake Rotoroa. It is one of the smaller rivers in the Buller River system. The river was named after the French navigator Jules Dumont d'Urville by Julius von Haast.
A tramping track runs along the river.
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