A river, about 1,490 km (925 mi) long, of southeast Australia flowing northwest then southwest to the Murrumbidgee River.
Lachlan Sentence Examples
The chief tributaries of the Murray are the Darling and the Murrumbidgee, which is joined by the Lachlan.
Lieutenant John Oxley went down the Lachlan (1817) during one of these periods of flood, and the great plains appeared to him to be the fringe of a vast inland sea.
He travelled on this occasion nearly 2000 m., and discovered that both the Murrumbidgee, carrying with it the waters of the Lachlan morass, and likewise the Darling, from a more northerly region, finally joined another and larger river.