Fitzroy River (Квинсленд)

13 Апрель, 2010

  

  

  

Река Фицрой (Квинсленд)Fitzroy (Fitzroy River) - River in the central part of the Australian state Квинсленд.The length of Fitzroy 480 км, basin area - about 142 664 км.km

Fitzroy River is formed by the confluence of the Mackenzie and Dawson, originating in the mountains of the Great Dividing Range. Fitzroy flows through several settlements, the largest of which is the city of Rockhampton,Located in 40 km from the mouth of the river.

The river was first investigated in 1853 Travelers, the Charles and William Archer (Charles and William Archer), who named it in honor of Charles Fitzroy, Governor of New South Wales (up to 1859 year, Queensland was part of New South Wales).

To control the Fitzroy catchment to construct a system of dams and reservoirs.

 

 

 

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