斯旺河

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Swan
River
Swan River,Perth,Western Australia.jpg
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国家 澳洲
省/州/邦 西澳大利亞
支流
 - 左侧支流 Susannah Brook、Jane Brook
 - 右侧支流 Ellen Brook、Helena River、Bennett Brook、Canning River
城市 伯斯弗里曼特爾
河口 印度洋
伯斯一帶的斯旺河地圖
维基共享资源:Swan River, Western Australia
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斯旺河Swan River)是一條流經澳洲西澳大利亞州西南部的河流。在當地原住民的語言中,斯旺河的名稱是Derbarl Yerrigan[2]。斯旺河在伯斯附近入海,其下游河道較寬且水深很深,而上游卻非常狹窄且水深很淺。斯旺河的流域面積約121000平方公里,主要支流有三條,包括了雅芳河、甘寧河和海倫娜河,其中後兩者有攔河壩。斯旺河是伯斯和其附近地區重要的飲用水來源。斯旺河流域的氣候是地中海氣候,冬季溫暖濕潤,夏季炎熱乾燥。流浪因季節降水而大幅變動。斯旺河河口的水位會因潮汐的變動而有約1米的變化。

參考資料[编辑]

  1. ^ Middelmann; Rogers; 等. Riverine Flood Hazard (PDF). Geoscience Australia. Australian Government. June 2005. 
  2. ^ Aborigines in the Swan River. Swan River Perth. Swan River- Perth. [6 March 2014]. 
  • Burningham, Nick. Messing About in Earnest. Fremantle Arts Centre Press. 2004. ISBN 1-920731-25-3. 
  • Seddon, George. Swan River Landscapes. University of Western Australia: Printing Press. 1970. ISBN 0-85564-043-X. 
  • Thompson, James (1911) Improvements to Swan River navigation 1830–1840 [cartographic material] Perth, W.A. : Western Australian Institution of Engineers, 1911. (Perth : Govt. Printer) Battye Library note: – Issued as Drawing no. 1 accompanying Inaugural address by Thompson 31 March 1910 as first president of the Western Australian Institution of Engineers, – Cadastral base map from Lands and Surveys Dept with additions by Thompson showing river engineering works from Burswood to Hierrison [i.e., Heirisson] islands and shorelines as they existed 1830–1840; includes Aboriginal place names along Swan River Estuary.