Nullica River facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsNullica River
|Other name(s)||Myrrial River|
|State||New South Wales|
|Region||South Eastern Highlands (IBRA), South Coast|
|Main source||Nullica Hill, Nullica State Forest
west of Eden
137 m (449 ft)
|River mouth||Tasman Sea, South Pacific Ocean
Nullica Bay, Twofold Bay
|Length||11 km (6.8 mi)|
|Basin size||55 km2 (21 sq mi)|
Course and features
The Nullica River rises below Nullica Hill within Nullica State Forest, approximately 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) west of Eden, The river flows generally east southeast, joined by one minor tributary, before reaching its mouth and emptying into Nullica Bay, within Twofold Bay, and spilling into the Tasman Sea of the South Pacific Ocean, east of Nullica. The river descends 137 metres (449 ft) over its 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) course.
The catchment area of the river is 55 square kilometres (21 sq mi) with a volume of 176 megalitres (6.2×106 cu ft) over a surface area of 0.3 square kilometres (0.12 sq mi), at an average depth of 0.6 metres (2 ft 0 in).
West of the river's mouth, the Princes Highway crosses the Nullica River.
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