The Jacobs River, a perennial river of the Snowy River catchment, is located in the Snowy Mountains region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features

The Jacobs River rises below Purgatory Hill within The Snowy Mountains Range, part of the Great Dividing Range, contained within the Kosciuszko National Park, on the western slopes of . The river flows generally west and then southeast, joined by five minor tributaries, before reaching its confluence with the Snowy River below Stockyard Ridge. The river descends 966 metres (3,169 ft) over its 26 kilometres (16 mi) course.[2]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Jacobs River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 2 June 2013. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Map of Tongaroo Or Jacobs River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 2 June 2013.

Coordinates: 36°45′S 148°27′E / 36.750°S 148.450°E / -36.750; 148.450