Category archives for Neshaminy-Wissahickon drainage divide

Southwest Oriented Wissahickon Creek Headwaters

Wissahickon Creek originates near Lansdale at an elevation of approximately 400 feet and its headwaters flow in a southwest direction for a distance of approximately 4 miles before reaching an elevation of about 300 feet where the stream turns to flow in a southeast direction through its first water gap. Wissahickon Creek headwaters are bounded […]

Chalfont Elbow of Capture

Southwest oriented North Branch Neshaminy Creek and southwest oriented Pine Run join northeast oriented West Branch Neshaminy Creek at Chalfont to create the meandering and east oriented Neshaminy Creek, which eventually meanders in a southeast, south-southeast, and south direction to join a southwest oriented Delaware River segment. The Chalfont Elbow of Capture is just one […]