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The Barcoo River in south Queensland starts at an elevation of 425m and ends at an elevation of 128m flowing into the Cooper Creek.
The Barcoo River drops around 297m over its 2840km length.
The Barcoo River flows through Avington Waterhole (231m), Coolagh Waterhole (227m), Oma Waterhole (199m), Killman Waterhole (198m), One Mile Waterhole (194m), May More Waterhole (193m), Green Lagoon (188m), Lily Lagoon (187m), Smith Lagoon (184m), Skeleton Hole (180m), Merriman Waterhole (174m), Louisa Waterhole (174m), Green Lagoon Waterhole (172m), Sawyers Waterhole (168m), Shepherds Waterhole (168m), Top Sawyer Waterhole (168m), Chinaman Waterhole (166m), Bull Waterhole (164m), Skull Waterhole (159m), Francis Hole (150m), Trafalgar Waterhole (150m), Welford Waterhole (149m), Garden Lagoon (147m), Heifer Hole (147m), Swan Hole (146m), Alex Hole (146m), Stake Yard Hole (146m), Daveys Hole (145m), Lily Hole (145m), Adaford Waterhole (141m), Seventeen Mile Waterhole (139m), Boomerang Waterhole (138m), Flat Waterhole (138m), Shed Hole (138m), Emu Waterhole (136m), Coolibah Waterhole (135m), Euro Waterhole (132m) and flows into Beantree Waterhole (129m) on its way to joining the Cooper Creek.
53 creeks and rivers flow into the Barcoo River. The five longest tributaries are: Ravensbourne Creek, Talundilly Creek, Powell Creek, Deep Creek and Thornleigh Creek - click here for a full list of all 53 tributaries of the Barcoo River.
The Barcoo River is highlighted in yellow on the map below.
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