Ropes Creek (New South Wales) facts for kids
|Name origin: In honour of Anthony Rope|
|State||New South Wales|
|Regions||Sydney basin (IBRA), Greater Western Sydney|
|Local government areas||Liverpool, Fairfield, Penrith, Blacktown|
|Part of||Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment|
|- location||near Cecil Park|
|- elevation||103 m (338 ft)|
|Mouth||confluence with South Creek|
|- location||Ropes Crossing|
|- elevation||35 m (115 ft)|
|Length||23 km (14 mi)|
|Nature reserve||Wianamatta Regional Park|
Course and features
Ropes Creek rises in the south-western suburbs of Sydney, near Devils Back Tunnel, about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) north north-east of Cecil Park. The creek flows generally north before reaching its confluence with South Creek, in the suburb of Ropes Crossing, north of the Wianamatta Regional Park. The creek descends 68 metres (223 ft) over its 23 kilometres (14 mi) course.
The creek in named in honour of Anthony Rope, a First Fleet convict who it is assumed was granted land fronting the creek.
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