Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 43

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Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 43
Map showing the location of Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 43
Map showing the location of Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 43
Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 43
LocationBerks County
Chester County
Nearest townElverson
Coordinates40°10′19″N 75°48′30″W / 40.17194°N 75.80833°W / 40.17194; -75.80833Coordinates: 40°10′19″N 75°48′30″W / 40.17194°N 75.80833°W / 40.17194; -75.80833
40°10′40″N 75°46′25″W / 40.17778°N 75.77361°W / 40.17778; -75.77361
40°10′51″N 75°44′28″W / 40.18083°N 75.74111°W / 40.18083; -75.74111
Area2,545 acres (1,030 ha)
Elevation843 feet (257 m)
Max. elevation967 feet (295 m)
Min. elevation430 feet (130 m)
OwnerPennsylvania Game Commission
WebsitePennsylvania State Game Lands

The Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 43 are Pennsylvania State Game Lands in Berks and Chester Counties in Pennsylvania in the United States providing hunting, bird watching, and other activities. It is the only State Game Lands located in Chester County.

Geography[edit]

SGL 43 consists of a three parcels located in Caernarvon, Robeson and Union Townships in Berks County and in Warwick and West Nantmeal Townships in Chester County. Tributaries of French Creek drains the Game Lands, part of the Schuylkill River watershed. Nearby communities include the Borough of Elverson and populated places Conestoga, Joanna, Kenneys, Morgantown, and Pine Swamp. Pennsylvania Route 23 passes immediately to the south of all three parcels, the Interstate 76 section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike passes a mile or so to the south connecting with Interstate 176, Route 23, and Pennsylvania Route 10 at Morgantown about 4 miles west of SGL 43.[1][2]

Statistics[edit]

State Game Lands Number 43 was entered into the Geographic Names Information System on 2 August 1979 as identification number 1188515, its elevation is listed as 843 feet (257 m). Elevations range from 600 feet (180 m) to 940 feet (290 m). It consists of 2,545 acres (1,030 ha) in three parcels.[3][1]

Biology[edit]

Hunting and furtaking species include deer (Odocoileus virginianus), ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus), rabbit (Sylvilagus floridanus), and squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis).[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b https://viewer.nationalmap.gov/advanced-viewer/ The National Map, retrieved 24 October 2018
  2. ^ a b Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 43, retrieved 25 October 2018
  3. ^ "State Game Lands Number 43". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 25 October 2018.