Wangat River

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Wangat River
Little River[1]
StateNew South Wales
RegionNSW North Coast (IBRA), Hunter
Local government areaDungog
Physical characteristics
SourceGloucester Tops
 - locationnear Gloucester Gap, Barrington Tops NP
 - elevation1,070 m (3,510 ft)
Mouthconfluence with Chichester River
 - location
southeast of Chichester
 - elevation
162 m (531 ft)
Length20 km (12 mi)
Basin features
River systemHunter River catchment

Wangat River, a perennial river of the Hunter River catchment, is located in the Hunter region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

Wangat River rises below Gloucester Tops, west of Gloucester Gap, within Barrington Tops National Park, and flows generally southeast and south before reaching its confluence with the Chichester River, southeast of Chichester within Lake Chichester. The river descends 906 metres (2,972 ft) over its 20 kilometres (12 mi) course.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Wangat River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 24 March 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Map of Wangat River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 24 March 2013.

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Coordinates: 32°14′S 151°41′E / 32.233°S 151.683°E / -32.233; 151.683