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Rocky River
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Thunderbolts Way crossing Rocky River at Uralla
Other name(s) Gwydir River
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Region IBRA: New England Tablelands
District Northern Tablelands
Municipality Uralla
Physical characteristics
Main source Kentucky Creek
Rocky River, west of Uralla
977 m (3,205 ft)
River mouth confluence with Boorolong Creek to form Gwydir River
south of Yarrowyck
754 m (2,474 ft)
Length 34 km (21 mi)
Basin features
River system Gwydir River, Murray–Darling basin

Rocky River, a watercourse of the Gwydir catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the Northern Tablelands district of New South Wales, Australia.

Sourced from the western slopes of the Great Dividing Range, the river rises at First Creek Falls on Kentucky Creek, at Rocky River, west of Uralla, and flows generally to the north and north-west, before reaching its confluence with the Boorolong Creek to form Gwydir River, south of Yarrowyck; descending 223 metres (732 ft) over its 34 kilometres (21 mi) course.

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