Victoria River Roadhouse

Flowing for 560 Kms (350 mi) from its source, until it enters the Timor Sea, the Victoria River is the longest singularly named permanent river in the Northern Territory. On 12 September 1819, Philip Parker King became the first European to discover the mouth of the Victoria and, twenty years later, in 1839, Captain J. C. Wickham arrived at the same spot in HMS Beagle and named the river after Queen Victoria.

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