Largest Rivers and Longest Rivers in Australia
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  Overview

Which is the longest river in Australia?
The longest river in Australia is Murray–Darling–Culgoa–Balonne–Condamine with a length of 3,672 kilometers (2,282 miles). At second and third, are Murrumbidgee River which stretches 1,485 kilometers (923 miles) and Cooper–Barcoo which is 1,420 kilometers (882 miles) long.The lengths of the major rivers and river systems in Australia range from 1,004 km to 3,672 km, with the average river being 1,719.8 km long.

 Compare Murray–Darling–Culgoa–Balonne–Condamine with Warburton–Georgina


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Rivers with the largest drainage basin. The river with the largest drainage basin in Australia is Murray–Darling–Culgoa–Balonne–Condamine with a basin area of 1,061,000 square kilometers.The drainage basins of the major rivers in Australia span from 84,700 km2 to 1,061,000 km2, with the average basin size being 340,923.4 km2.

Rivers with the highest average discharge. The river with the highest average discharge in Australia is Murray–Darling–Culgoa–Balonne–Condamine with a discharge rate of 767 m3/s.


Here are the longest rivers in Australia.

Murray–Darling–Culgoa–Balonne–Condamine.

Murray River Aerial View

Murray–Darling–Culgoa–Balonne–Condamine is the longest river in Oceania at 3,672 kilometers (2,282 miles).

Murray–Darling–Culgoa–Balonne–Condamine is a river that stretches 3,672 kilometers (or 2,282 miles) in length, draining from a 1,061,000 km2 basin in Australia.

Its average discharge rate is 767 m3/3 and the river flows out into Southern Ocean.

 

 Compare Murray–Darling–Culgoa–Balonne–Condamine with Lachlan River from Oceania.


Murrumbidgee River.

Murrumbidgee River

Murrumbidgee River is the 2nd longest river in Oceania at 1,485 kilometers (923 miles).

Murrumbidgee River is a 1,485-km long (923 miles) river that drains from a 84,917-km2 wide basin in Australia.

Its average discharge rate is 120 m3/3 and the river flows out into Murray River.

 

 Compare Murrumbidgee River with Warburton–Georgina from Oceania.


Cooper–Barcoo.

Cooper–Barcoo River

Cooper–Barcoo is the 3rd longest river in Oceania at 1,420 kilometers (882 miles).

Cooper–Barcoo is a 1,420-km long (882 miles) river in Australia.

 

 Compare Cooper–Barcoo with Warburton–Georgina from Oceania.

 Compare Cooper–Barcoo with Murrumbidgee River from Oceania.


Lachlan River.

Lachlan River

Lachlan River is a river that is 1,338 kilometers (or 831 miles) long and drains from a 84,700 km2 drainage basin in Australia.

The average volume of water flow is 49 m3/3 and the river flows out into Murrumbidgee River.

 

 Compare Lachlan River with Warburton–Georgina from Oceania.


More on the longest and largest river systems in the world:

World: Longest  |  Largest by Discharge Volume  |  Largest by Drainage Area

By Country: Australia  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Russia  |  UK  |  USA

Europe: Longest  |  Largest by Discharge Volume  |  Largest by Drainage Area

Asia: Longest  |  Largest by Discharge Volume  |  Largest by Drainage Area

Africa: Longest  |  Largest by Discharge Volume  |  Largest by Drainage Area

Oceania: Longest  |  Largest by Discharge Volume  |  Largest by Drainage Area

North America: Longest  |  Largest by Discharge Volume  |  Largest by Drainage Area

South America: Longest  |  Largest by Discharge Volume  |  Largest by Drainage Area

Outflows: Amazon River  |  Atlantic Ocean  |  Black Sea  |  Mississippi River  |  Pacific Ocean


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