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The Swampy Plain River flows through Victoria and New South Wales and starts below Mount Kosciuszko at an elevation of 2120m and ends at an elevation of 263m merging with the Murray River.
The Swampy Plain River drops around 1860m over its 59.1km length.
The Swampy Plain River flows through Lake Cootapatamba (2035m) and flows into Khancoban Pondage (307m) on its way to joining the Murray River.
9 creeks and rivers flow into the Swampy Plain River. The five longest tributaries are: Geehi River, Bogong Creek, Khancoban Creek, Swampy Plain Creek and Wilkinsons Creek - click here for a full list of all 9 tributaries of the Swampy Plain River.
The Swampy Plain River is highlighted in yellow on the map below.
Bonzle users have caught and/or seen rainbow trout at Swampy Plain River (Note: some species of fish may not be available at all times of the year. Always check State/Territory fishing regulations for size, bag/possession limits and licensing/permit requirements. Some native fish are protected and may not be taken). Is this list accurate? Have you caught or seen other species of fish at Swampy Plain River? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Are you a keen bird watcher? Have you been bird watching at Swampy Plain River? What birds have you seen at Swampy Plain River? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here. As a Bonzle sub-project, we're trying to build Australia's most comprehensive bird location atlas. A big thankyou to all that have contributed and continue to contribute sightings. For a comprehensive flexibound field guide to Australia's birds try Birds of Australia: Eighth Edition.
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