- Lane Cove River
The Lane Cove River is a tributary of the
Parramatta Riverand its lower reaches form an arm of Sydney Harbour, Australia. The Lane Cove River rises near Thornleigh and flows generally south for about 15 km. The upper reaches are in a narrow, forested valley eroded into the North Shore Plateau. The middle reaches are impounded by a weir near Fullers Bridge. Sections of the valley form the Lane Cove National Park. The Lane Cove river is known for its involvement with the mysterious deaths of Gilbert Bogle and Margaret Chandler on January 1 1963.The lower reaches of the Lane Cove River are tidal and merge into Sydney Harbour at Greenwich and Hunters Hill. There are significant areas of mangrovetrees on the shores.
There are only four bridges which cross the Lane Cove River. These are:
De Burgh's Bridgeon Metroad 3which connects North Ryde and West Pymble.
Fullers Bridgeon State Route 29, which connects Chatswood and North Ryde.
Epping Roadon State Route 28, connecting Lane Cove to Ryde, also carrying traffic from the M2 Hills Motorway.
Fig Tree Bridgeon Burns Bay Road, which connects Lane Cove West and Hunters Hill.
* [http://dmoz.org/Regional/Oceania/Australia/New_South_Wales/Localities/L/Lane_Cove/ Lane Cove] at the Open Directory Project
* [http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/parks.nsf/parkContent/N0083?OpenDocument&ParkKey=N0083&Type=xo Lane Cove National Park Website (NPSW)]
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