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The Finke River flows through the Northern Territory and South Australia and starts near Glen Helen Resort at an elevation of 652m at an elevation of 98.5m .
The Finke River drops around 553m over its 1100km length.
The Finke River flows through Thamandilla Waterhole (145m).
22 creeks and rivers flow into the Finke River. The five longest tributaries are: Hugh River, Palmer River, Goyder Creek, Ellery Creek and Rudalls Creek - click here for a full list of all 22 tributaries of the Finke River.
The Finke River is highlighted in yellow on the map below.
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|contributed by Farwind on 26-May-2008 (last modified 26-May-2008)|
Possibly the oldest river in the world
The Finke River is believed to be the oldest river in the world with some parts of having been formed during the Devonian to Carboniferous Periods about 400 to 300 million years ago.
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