Britton Run (East Branch Oil Creek tributary)

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Britton Run
Tributary to East Branch Oil Creek
Location of Britton Run mouth
Location of Britton Run mouth
Location of Britton Run mouth
Location of Britton Run mouth
Location
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyCrawford
TownshipRome
Sparta
Physical characteristics
Sourcedivide between Britton Run and Lilley Run
 ⁃ locationpond about 1.5 miles west-southwest of Concord Corners, Pennsylvania
 ⁃ coordinates41°50′56″N 079°44′26″W / 41.84889°N 79.74056°W / 41.84889; -79.74056[1]
 ⁃ elevation1,658 ft (505 m)[2]
MouthEast Branch Oil Creek
 ⁃ location
about 0.5 miles west of Glynden, Pennsylvania
 ⁃ coordinates
41°46′20″N 079°43′44″W / 41.77222°N 79.72889°W / 41.77222; -79.72889[1]
 ⁃ elevation
1,311 ft (400 m)[2]
Length6.9 mi (11.1 km)[3]
Basin size9.3 square miles (24 km2)[4]
Discharge 
 ⁃ locationEast Branch Oil Creek
 ⁃ average17.98 cu ft/s (0.509 m3/s) at mouth with East Branch Oil Creek[4]
Basin features
Progressionsouthwest then southeast
River systemAllegheny River (Oil Creek)
Tributaries 
 ⁃ leftunnamed tributaries
 ⁃ rightunnamed tributaries
BridgesChelton Hill Road, Canadohta Lake Road, Britton Run Road (x2), PA 77, Firth Road

Britton Run is a 6.90 mi (11.10 km) long tributary to East Branch Oil Creek in Crawford County, Pennsylvania.

Course[edit]

Britton Run rises in a pond on the Lilley Run divide about 1.5 miles west of Concord Corners, Pennsylvania. Britton Run then flows southwest then southeast through the Erie Drift Plain to East Branch Oil Creek about 0.5 miles west of Glynden, Pennsylvania.

Watershed[edit]

Britton Run drains 9.30 square miles (24.1 km2) of area, receives about 46.2 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 481.24 and is about 40% forested.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "GNIS Detail - Britton Run". geonames.usgs.gov. US Geological Survey. Retrieved 22 October 2019.
  2. ^ a b "East Branch Oil Creek Topo Map, Crawford County PA (Centerville Area)". TopoZone. Locality, LLC. Retrieved 21 October 2019.
  3. ^ "ArcGIS Web Application". epa.maps.arcgis.com. US EPA. Retrieved 21 October 2019.
  4. ^ a b c https://watersgeo.epa.gov/watershedreport/?comid=10219934. Retrieved 22 October 2019. Missing or empty |title= (help)