Tag archives for anastomosing channel complex

The Red Clay Creek-White Clay Creek divide area near Kennett Square, PA

The divide between West Branch Red Clay Creek and the East Branch White Clay Creek near Kennett Square is crossed by at least two former west-southwest oriented water flow channels. The southern former channel east end is drained by a north, east-northeast and southeast oriented tributary to the West Branch Red Clay Creek while the […]

Schuylkill River-Mill Creek Drainage Divide area east and north of Bryn Mawr

Mill Creek originates just north of the Villanova University campus and flows in an east direction along the north sides of the Rosemont College and Bryn Mawr campuses until it turns to flow in an east-southeast and a south-southeast direction before making an abrupt turn to flow in a northeast direction to join the southeast […]

Ambler Area Aligned Drainage, Barbed Tributaries, and Water Gaps

Wissahickon Creek flows through the Ambler region in a southeast direction before making a turn to flow in a southwest and then south direction through its Fort Washington Water Gap located between Militia Hill and Fort Hill. In the Amber region southeast oriented Wisahickon Creek is joined by southwest oriented tributaries from the east and […]

Aligned Drainage, Barbed Tributaries, Through Valleys and Water Gaps in the Stony Creek Headwaters Area

Stony Creek flows in a southwest and south direction in Montgomery County to join the southeast oriented Schuylkill River at Norristown. Southwest oriented Stony Creek headwaters and headwaters tributaries are linked by shallow through valleys with the south oriented Wissahickon Creek valley to the east. Other Stony Creek tributaries flow in south, southwest, and northeast […]