Snowy River Emelie Coleman Snowy River The snowy river is a major river found in east victoria. It originates from the slopes of Mount Kosciuszko, which is Australians highest peak and drains the slopes of the snowy mountains in new south wales before flowing into the snowy river national park in victoria. The snowy river has a beautiful scenery and has many marine life along with a set of environmental conditions. The snowy river has many more aspects to it than just the river itself. There are many cliffs and rocks making rapids. There are also many little waterfalls hidden in the forest part of the snowy river. Snowy river The flora and fauna throughout the snowy river consists of native animals and plants. This includes Platypus, kangaroos, many birds, fish, lizards and deer. These animals are easily found whilst rafting or canoeing although the snowy river itself. It has many plants such as, eucalyptus trees, seaweed, red gum tree, karri trees and many more. History The mid section of the Snowy is mountainous and includes the Snowy River Gorge. The significant tributaries of the Snowy River include Buchan, Yalmy, Murrindal, Suggan Buggan, Deddick and Delegate. The source of the snowy river is at Marlo and the mouth is at Jindabyne, which Bass strait. The Brodribb River flows into the Snowy River, near Marlo. The major tributary for this river is Cabbage Tree Creek and other smaller tributaries include Googerah, Sardine and Martin's Creeks. The snowy river There are water streams and waterfalls that are full of clear, clean water. Which makes the snowy river assessable for swimming. Along the river there are many cliffs over hanging the water which creates shade and blokes off some sun exposure. Where there are times when there is full sun exposure and very little scenery. The trees and bushland create a forest which many animals live in and are hidden. There are many kilometres of this which makes it hard ever know the full details of what is throughout the snowy river. The snowy River There are many slopes along the snowy river which catchers water. There are also many hard rocks throughout the under current of the snowy river and when the tide is low it creates rapids. This is an amazing part of the snowy river to look at and experience, along with the sound of the fast water hitting against the rocks.