Tag archives for Stony Creek

North Wales Area Aligned Drainage, Elbow of Capture, and Water Gap

Wissahickon Creek flows in a southwest and south-southwest direction as it travels from its headwaters to just west of North Wales and then turns to flow in a south-southwest and south-southeast direction to pass through the first of several water gaps encountered on its journey to reach the southeast oriented Schuylkill River. South of the […]

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 […]