Category archives for Crum Creek

Crum Creek-Darby Creek drainage divide area near Newtown Square, Delaware County, PA

Crum Creek and Darby Creek both originate in the same region near Paoli and Berwyn just south of the Chester Valley south rim and diverge slightly before flowing in southeast and south-southeast directions to join the southwest oriented Delaware River at almost the same location. Both streams are joined by northeast oriented barbed tributaries from […]

Crum Creek-Darby Creek drainage divide area near Newtown Square, PA

Darby Creek flows in a southeast direction from near Berwyn and Daylesford, PA to southwest Philadelphia where it turns to flow in a southwest direction to join the southwest oriented Delaware River. Crum Creek headwaters are located just west of the Darby Creek headwaters near Paoli and Crum Creek flows in a south-southeast direction to […]

Barbed tributaries and aligned drainage near Media, Delaware County, PA

Media (Delaware County, PA) is located on the relatively narrow drainage divide between south oriented Crum Creek and south-southeast oriented Ridley Creek. Northeast oriented and barbed tributaries drain to Crum Creek and to Ridley Creek from the west and tributaries to both creeks from the east are oriented in southwest directions. The northeast and southeast […]

Crum Creek-Ridley Creek drainage divide near Geist Reservoir, Delaware County, PA

North of Media (Delaware County, PA) Crum Creek and Ridley Creek flow in closely spaced southeast oriented valleys and then turn to flow in south-southeast oriented valley. Geist Reservoir is an artificial lake flooding a Crum Creek valley segment. Both Crum Creek and Ridley Creek in this region are joined by northeast and north-northeast oriented […]