Strike-a-Light River facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsStrike-a-Light
|Other name(s)||Tinderry Creek, Strike-A-Light Creek|
|State||New South Wales|
|Region||South Eastern Highlands (IBRA), Monaro|
|Main source||Great Dividing Range
1,200 m (3,900 ft)
|River mouth||Bredbo River
east of Bredbo
733 m (2,405 ft)
|Length||38 km (24 mi)|
|River system||Murrumbidgee catchment,
The Strike-a-Light River, a perennial stream that is part of the Murrumbidgee catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the Snowy Monaro Regional Council area of New South Wales, Australia.
The river rises on the western slopes of the Great Dividing Range, near Jerangle, and flows generally north north-west, north-west, south-west and then south, joined by three minor tributaries, before reaching its confluence with the Bredbo River, east of Bredbo; descending 464 metres (1,522 ft) over its 38-kilometre (24 mi) course.
Flora and fauna
Strike-a-Light River flows through the Strike-a-Light Nature Reserve.
The Strike-a-Light River is inhabited by a number of amphibian species Bibron's toadlet (Pseudophryne bibronii), common eastern froglet (Crinia signifera), pobblebonk (Limnodynastes dumerilii), spotted grass frog (Limnodynastes tasmaniensis) and Verreaux's tree frog (Litoria verreauxii).
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