Loysburg Gap, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 40°09′35″N 78°21′57″W / 40.1598017°N 78.3658475°W / 40.1598017; -78.3658475

A view of the south side of the gap from the north side.

Loysburg Gap is a water gap where Pennsylvania Route 36 and the Yellow Creek pass through Tussey Mountain in near Loysburg in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, United States.

Yellow Creek flows eastward through the gap towards its junction with the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River. Periglacial boulder fields are present on both sides of the water gap, and the boulders are formed of the Silurian Tuscarora Formation.[1]

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  1. ^ Atlas of preliminary geologic quadrangle maps of Pennsylvania, Map 61, Pennsylvania Geological Survey, Compiled and edited by Thomas M. Berg and Christine M. Dodge, 1981. Hopewell Quadrangle (Compiled by D. M. Hoskins, 1976)