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Derringullen Creek is located in New South Wales
Derringullen Creek
Location of the Derringullen Creek mouth in New South Wales
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Region South Eastern Highlands (IBRA), South West Slopes
LGA Yass Valley
Physical characteristics
Main source Great Dividing Range
below Pig Hill
716 m (2,349 ft)
34°42′26″S 148°56′6″E / 34.70722°S 148.93500°E / -34.70722; 148.93500
River mouth confluence with Yass River
west of Yass
395 m (1,296 ft)
34°50′27″S 148°48′36″E / 34.84083°S 148.81000°E / -34.84083; 148.81000
Length 25 km (16 mi)
Basin features
River system Murrumbidgee catchment,
Murray–Darling basin

The Derringullen Creek, a mostly–perennial river that is part 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 Derringullen Creek (technically a river) rises below Pig Hill, on the Great Dividing Range, and flows generally south southwest before reaching its confluence with the Yass River west of Yass. The Derringullen Creek descends 322 metres (1,056 ft) over its 25-kilometre (16 mi) course.

The Hume Highway crosses the Derringullen Creek between Yass and Bowning.

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