Tag archives for Bucks County

Bucks County water gaps inventory by township

This inventory identifies Bucks County’s most obvious water gaps by township as seen on 1:24,000-scale United States Geological Survey topographic maps and is not complete. Bucks County streams cross rock layers of varying resistance to erosion and many less obvious water gaps exist. Only townships containing the most obvious water gaps are listed here. Bedminster […]

Bucks County barbed tributary and elbow of capture inventory by township

This inventory identifies most of each township’s obvious barbed tributaries and elbows of capture as seen on 1:24,000-scale United States Geological Survey topographic maps, but should not be regarded as being complete. Also many of the barbed tributaries and elbows of capture are best seen and understood by observing the evidence in an area much […]

Bucks County hill inventory by township

This inventory identifies each township’s most prominent hills, their elevations, and the nature of the bedrock forming the hill. Hills listed here are the named hills named on 1:24,000-scale United States Geological Survey topographic maps. Many Bucks County townships contained no named hills and if none were found that is indicated here Bedminster Township Relief […]

Bucks County through valley inventory by township

This inventory is an effort to identify each township’s most prominent through valley, or through valleys and many less prominent through valleys are not included. The through valleys provide evidence of former drainage routes that can best be explained in the context of massive and prolonged southwest oriented floods that were sequentially captured by headward […]