Tag archives for Mill Creek

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 […]

Buckingham Mountain, Bucks County, PA

Figure 1: Buckingham Mountain region in Bucks County, PA. United States Geological Survey topographic map digitally presented using National Geographic TOPO software. Buckingham Mountain in Bucks County is a high southwest-to-northeast oriented ridge (more than 500 feet at its highest point while surrounding landscape elevations are in the 200-300 foot range). According to the Pennsylvania […]

Neshimany Creek-Ironworks Creek Through Valley at Richboro

A shallow (20-40 foot deep) through valley at location 1 (in figure 1) and shown in more detail in figure 2 (at end of text) links the south and south-southeast oriented Ironworks Creek valley head with a northeast oriented valley (Potter Run) draining through Northampton Country Club and Tyler State Park to southeast and south […]

Neshaminy Creek Water Gap and Elbows of Capture near Langhorne

The Neshaminy Creek drainage route north and west of Langhorne exhibits several intriguing elbows of capture. Figure 1 below shows Neshaminy Creek flowing in a southeast direction to Bridgetown (near map northeast corner) where it then makes a U-turn to flow in a west-southwest direction to Playwick Park (near map center). East-northeast oriented Mill Creek […]

Mill Creek-Southampton Creek Through Valley

The Mill Creek-Southampton Creek through valley (illustrated in figure 1) links south-southwest oriented Southampton Creek (location 2), which flows to Pennypack Creek (seen in the figure 1 southwest corner), with southeast and east-northeast oriented Mill Creek (location 3), which flows to Neshaminy Creek (located east of figure 1). The deepest notch (location 1) has a […]