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The Bowen River in central Queensland starts below Tent Hill at an elevation of 148m and ends at an elevation of 50m merging with the Burdekin River.
The Bowen River drops around 98.5m over its 129km length.
13 creeks and rivers flow into the Bowen River. The five longest tributaries are: Broken River, Parrot Creek, Little Bowen River, Pelican Creek and Sandalwood Creek - click here for a full list of all 13 tributaries of the Bowen River.
The Bowen River is highlighted in yellow on the map below.
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