Archives for March, 2015

Some¬†reasons why previous researchers have been unable to explain¬†Pennsylvania drainage route origins

While speculation about Pennsylvania drainage route origins and more specifically water and wind gap origins can be traced back to the early 1700s the questions still persist and the speculation continues[1] This inability of researchers to explain Pennsylvania drainage features, such as the large-scale Susquehanna River and Delaware River water gaps, is puzzling as similar […]

Chester Valley Origin: Some Alternate Interpretations

To date this website has used simple map interpretation methods when interpreting Philadelphia area landform origins and previous researcher interpretations have not been mentioned. While multiple Philadelphia area geologic and geographic studies have been conducted over the past 150 years origins of most landforms interpreted here have never been addressed at least in a way […]