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Rocky Ponds
Other name(s) Spring
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Region South Eastern Highlands (IBRA), South West Slopes
LGA Hilltops
Physical characteristics
Main source Great Dividing Range
east of Murrumburrah
404 m (1,325 ft)
River mouth confluence with the Jugiong Creek
west of Binalong
315 m (1,033 ft)
Length 25 km (16 mi)
Basin features
River system Murrumbidgee catchment,
Murray–Darling basin

The Rocky Ponds Creek, a watercourse 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 Rocky Ponds Creek (technically a river) rises below Rocky Ponds, approximately 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) east of the town of Murrumburrah, on the south western slopes of the Great Dividing Range. The creek flows generally west and then south before reaching its confluence with the Jugiong Creek (itself a tributary of the Murrumbidgee River) near the locality of Hidden Brook, and west of Binalong. The creek descends 89 metres (292 ft) over its 25-kilometre (16 mi) course.

The Burley Griffin Way crosses the creek in the parish of Cumbamurra.

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