Little River (Oberon)

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Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions South Eastern Highlands (IBRA), Central Tablelands
Local government area Oberon
Part of Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment
Source Mini Mini Range and Black Range
 - location north of the Jenolan Caves
 - elevation 1,000 m (3,281 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Coxs River
 - location near Ironpot Mountain
 - elevation 254 m (833 ft)
Length 16 km (10 mi)
National park Blue Mountains, Kanangra-Boyd

The Little River, a perennial river[1] that is part of the Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment, is located in the Central Tablelands region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

The Little River rises between the Mini Mini Range and Black Range within the Great Dividing Range, and flows generally east southeast, before reaching its confluence with the Coxs River on the south-western boundary of the Blue Mountains National Park, near Ironpot Mountain, within the Kanangra-Boyd National Park. The river descends 746 metres (2,448 ft) over its 16-kilometre (9.9 mi) course as it flows through the Jenolan State Forest.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Little River (Oberon LGA)". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Little River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 

External links[edit]

  • "Mid Coxs River Subcatchment" (PDF). Hawkesbury Nepean River Health Strategy. Hawkesbury Nepean Catchment Management Authority. 2008. pp. 53–56. 

Coordinates: 33°46′S 150°08′E / 33.767°S 150.133°E / -33.767; 150.133