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The Waterfall Way is a State Route (number 78) in New South Wales. It runs East-West from the coast to Armidale. Starting from a junction with the Pacific Highway (Australia) at Raleigh, midway between Urunga and Coffs Harbour, it follows the south bank of the Bellinger river, passing through Bellingen. Motto: Orta Recens Quam Pura Nites (Newly Risen, How Brightly You Shine) Nickname: First State, Premier State Other Australian states and territories Capital Sydney Government Governor Premier Const. ... Armidale (population 22,000) is a university city in northwestern New South Wales, Australia, and is the administrative centre for the New England region. ... The Pacific Highway is a major transport route in eastern Australia and is part of Australias Highway 1. ... Coffs Harbour jetty and harbour, including Muttonbird Island, looking north Coffs Harbour is a coastal city and Local Government Area in northern New South Wales, Australia. ... Bellingen, New South Wales is a small town on the North Coast of the Australian state of New South Wales It lies on the not-quite-spelled-the-same Bellinger River, this different spelling being the result of a misinterpretation of some poor handwriting. ...

After crossing the Bellinger river the road swings north and climbs the escarpment of the Great Dividing Range, passing the two large and several smaller waterfalls for which the route is named, skirting the southern edge of the Dorrigo world heritage rainforest. At the top of the escarpment (elevation 750m) a short detour south leads to a lookout over the upper Bellinger valley, also a national park. A short way further on is the turnoff to the Dorrigo National park visitor centre, known for its skywalk and walking tracks. Proceeding through the town of Dorrigo, the road continues through the pastoral upland of the Dorrigo plateau to Armidale In geology, an escarpment is a transition zone between different physiogeographic provinces that involves an elevation differential, often involving high cliffs. ... The Great Divide runs around the entire eastern and south-eastern edge of Australia The Great Dividing Range (a. ... Dorrigo is a national park in New South Wales (Australia), 422 km northeast of Sydney, and 5km east of the town of Dorrigo. ... Dorrigo is a small town located in northern New South Wales, Australia. ... Armidale (population 22,000) is a university city in northwestern New South Wales, Australia, and is the administrative centre for the New England region. ...

The road is sealed but relatively narrow and has steep, winding sections.

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