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Asketum Branch
Location of Asketum Branch mouth
Location of Asketum Branch mouth
Location of Asketum Branch mouth
Location of Asketum Branch mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Tyndall Branch
Country United States
State Delaware
County Sussex
Physical characteristics
Main source Shoal Branch divide
about 0.25 miles southeast of Jones Crossroads
54 ft (16 m)
River mouth Tyndall Branch
about 0.5 miles north of Hardscrabble
30 ft (9.1 m)
Length 2.23 mi (3.59 km)
Basin features
Progression northwest
River system Nanticoke River
Basin size 3.13 square miles (8.1 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Hardscrabble Road
E Trap Pond Road
James Road
Hardscrabble Road
Beaver Dam Branch

Asketum Branch is a 2.23 mi (3.59 km) long 1st order tributary to Tyndall Branch, in Sussex County, Delaware.

Course

Asketum Branch rises on the Shoal Branch divide about 0.25 miles southeast of Jones Crossroads in Sussex County, Delaware. Asketum Branch then flows northwest to meet Tyndall Branch about 0.5 miles north of Hardscrabble.

Watershed

Asketum Branch drains 3.13 square miles (8.1 km2) of area, receives about 45.1 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 665.35 and is about 10.35% forested.

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