Murrumbidgee River

The Murrumbidgee River ( /mʌrəmˈbɪdʒi/) is a major river in the state of New South Wales, Australia, and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). A major tributary of the Murray River, the Murrumbidgee flows 900 kilometres (559 mi) in a west-northwesterly direction from the foot of Peppercorn Hill in the Fiery Range of the Snowy Mountains, through the ACT, and to a confluence with the Murray.

The word Murrumbidgee means "big water" in the Wiradjuri language, the local Aboriginal language.

Read more about Murrumbidgee River:  Flow, Exploration, Floods, Wetlands, Major Tributaries, Population Centres, River Crossings, Images, Distances Along The River

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Cuppacumbalong Homestead - De Salis Family
... where he acquired with a partner the 'Darbalara Station' located on the Murrumbidgee River near Yass ... the de Salis family bought and relocated to 'Cuppacumbalong' Station situated on the Murrumbidgee River ... The homestead was situated low to the river and was subsequently inundated on a number of occasions by flood waters during de Salis' time ...
Pine Island Reserve
... a reserve containing a small plantation of pine trees, is located on the Murrumbidgee River where the river flows through the Tuggeranong district of Canberra ... The closest suburb to the reserve and river island is Greenway ... Island is usually accessible by land and only becomes an island in time of peak flows in the Murrumbidgee River ...
Wagga Wagga - History
... with the arrival of Captain Charles Sturt during his expedition along the Murrumbidgee River ... the Eunonyhareenyha 'run' on the north bank of the river in 1832, and then in soon after George Best establishing the Wagga Wagga 'run' on the south bank ... government extended the railway line to North Wagga Wagga in 1878 and across the river to Wagga Wagga itself in 1881 ...
Murrumbidgee River - Distances Along The River
... Gundagai to Wagga Wagga - 138 km (86 mi) Wagga Wagga to Yarragundy - 37 km (23 mi) Yarragundy to Yiorkibitto - 77 km (48 mi) Yiorkibitto to Grong Grong - 58 km (36 mi) Grong Grong to Narrandera - 21 km (13 mi) Narrandera to Yanco or Bedithera - 18 km (11 mi) Yanco to Yanco Station - 29 km (18 mi) Yanco to Gogeldrie - 21 km (13 mi) Gogeldrie to Tubbo - 24 km (15 mi) Tubbo to Cararburry - 55 km (34 mi) Cararbury to Carrathool - 66 km (41 mi) Carrathool to Burrabogie - 56 km (35 mi) Burrabogie to Illilliwa - 42 km (26 mi) Illilliwa to Hay - 22 km (14 mi) Hay to Toogambie - 63 km (39 mi) Toogambie to Maude - 40 km (25 mi) Maude to Lachlan Junction - 71 km (44 mi) Lachlan Junction to Balranald - 137 km (85 mi) Balranald to Canally - 42 km (26 mi) Canally to Weimby, Murray Junction - 61 km (38 mi) Total distance from Gundagai to Murrumbidgee Junction - 1,078 km (670 mi). ...
Murrumbidgee District
... The Murrumbidgee District was a district (also called a squatting district, pastoral district or grazing district) used in New South Wales in the nineteenth century to ... what is now the Australian Capital Territory that was to the west of the Murrumbidgee River ... Early maps show the eastern boundary of the district being the Murrumbidgee River, while an 1871 map shows the eastern boundary being the Goodradigbee River, with the Monaro district in the ...

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