Birrie River

Birrie River, a perennial river that is part of the Upper Darling catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the north-west slopes region of New South Wales, Australia.

Birree River[1]
Birrie River is located in New South Wales
Birrie River
Location of Birrie River mouth
in New South Wales
StateNew South Wales
Physical characteristics
SourceBokhara River
 ⁃ locationnear Goodooga
 ⁃ coordinates29°03′11″S 147°29′34″E / 29.05306°S 147.49278°E / -29.05306; 147.49278
 ⁃ elevation147 m (482 ft)
MouthCulgoa River
 ⁃ location
north–east of Bourke and north–west of Brewarrina
 ⁃ coordinates
29°45′04″S 146°34′37″E / 29.75111°S 146.57694°E / -29.75111; 146.57694Coordinates: 29°45′04″S 146°34′37″E / 29.75111°S 146.57694°E / -29.75111; 146.57694
 ⁃ elevation
115 m (377 ft)
Length197 km (122 mi)
Basin features
River systemDarling River catchment,
Murray–Darling basin
 ⁃ rightYamba Creek, Marion Creek, Wongal Cowal

The river leaves the Bokhara River, about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) north–east of the village of Goodooga, and flows generally south and west, joined by three minor tributaries before reaching its confluence with the Culgoa River, north–east of Bourke and north–west of Brewarrina; descending 32 metres (105 ft) over its 197-kilometre (122 mi) course.[1][2]

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  1. ^ a b "Birrie River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 13 January 2013.  
  2. ^ a b "Map of Birrie River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 13 January 2013.

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