The RIVERS

The MANILLA
Originally maniil-y (Gamilaraay)
Pron. Mun-ill-ay  written "Manellae"
in early histories.

The Manilla River headwaters are situated in the Nandewar Ranges to the north. The river flows through Barraba and continues to Split Rock Dam at Upper Manilla, after which it flows into the Namoi at the western side of The Junction at Manilla. Split Rock Dam was constructed during the 1980s for storage of water for irrigation purposes.
 

 

The NAMOI
Originally mulerindi (Gamilaraay)
Pron. Mullarindi  written "Meulerindi"
in early histories.

The Namoi River is a major tributary of the Barwon-Darling River System, extending from Walcha in the East, to Walgett in the West of NSW. It flows through Manilla town to Lake Keepit, constructed in the 1950s to store water supplies for irrigation.

HISTORY of MANILLA N.S.W.

Nichol_ The Junction Info Panel 2013

The NAMOI BASIN CATCHMENT

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HISTORY of MANILLA N.S.W.

 


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