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Country Australia
State Victoria
Region Victorian Alps (IBRA), West Gippsland
LGA Wellington
Physical characteristics
Main source Great Dividing Range
Avon Wilderness Park
869 m (2,851 ft)
River mouth Ben Cruachan Creek
224 m (735 ft)
Length 7 km (4.3 mi)
Basin features
River system West Gippsland catchment
National park Avon Wilderness Park, Alpine NP

The Little River is a perennial river of the West Gippsland catchment, located in the alpine region of the Australian state of Victoria.

Location and features

The Little River rises in remote country in the southern portion of the Avon Wilderness Park, south of Mount Hump, part of the Great Dividing Range within the Alpine National Park. The river flows generally southwest, then northwest, then southwest, then south, before reaching its confluence with the Ben Cruachan Creek within the Shire of Wellington. The Ben Cruachan Creek flows into the Avon River. Little River descends 645 metres (2,116 ft) over its 7-kilometre (4.3 mi) course.

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