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Eyre Creek (South Australia)

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Eyre
Eyre Creek (South Australia)
Location of the river mouth in South Australia
EtymologyEdward John Eyre
Location
CountryAustralia
StateSouth Australia
RegionMid North
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationnear Mount Horrocks
Mouthconfluence with the Wakefield River
 • location
Auburn
 • coordinates
34°01′05″S 138°41′10″E / 34.018040°S 138.686110°E / -34.018040; 138.686110Coordinates: 34°01′05″S 138°41′10″E / 34.018040°S 138.686110°E / -34.018040; 138.686110
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The Eyre Creek is an ephemeral watercourse located in the Mid North region of the Australian state of South Australia.

Course and features

The creek rises east of Mount Horrocks and drains south through Watervale and Leasingham before reaching its confluence with the Wakefield River north of Auburn in the Clare Valley. The creek runs along Main North Road.

The creek was named in honour of Edward John Eyre, who explored the area in 1839 during one of his expeditions.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Search result(s) for Eyre Creek, STRM (Record No. SA0043751) with the following layers being selected - "Suburbs and Localities" and "Place names (gazetteer)"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 14 November 2016.


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