What is the longest river system in Australia?
The Murray-Darling catchment also contains Australia’s longest continuous river system. This is established by measuring downstream from the confluence of the River Murray and the Darling River, plus the Darling itself, together with some of the Darling’s tributaries to create an overall length of 3672 kilometres.
What is the widest river in Australia?
Clarence River (New South Wales)
|Clarence River Big River
|394 km (245 mi)
|22,850 km2 (8,820 sq mi)
|160 m3/s (5,700 cu ft/s)
What is the hottest place in Australia?
The record for the highest official temperature ever recorded in Australia belongs to the remote outback town of Oodnadatta in South Australia.
Which river is known as river of sorrow?
Damodar River was earlier known as the “River of Sorrows”as it used to flood many areas of Bardhaman, Hooghly, Howrah and Medinipur districts. Even now the floods sometimes affect the lower Damodar Valley, but the havoc it wreaked in earlier years is now a matter of history.
What is the shortest river in Australia?
Under the name “Patterson”, it is the shortest river in Victoria at only 5 km (3.1 mi) in length, although its main stem tributary and de facto upper section, the Dandenong Creek, is over 53 km (33 mi) long….Patterson River.
|Patterson Carrum Creek
|In honour of Sir James Patterson KCMG
What is the deepest river in Australia?
|Murray River (Millewa / Tongala)
|The course of the Murray River (click to enlarge)
|New South Wales, South Australia Victoria