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Back Brook
Country United States
Physical characteristics
Main source 40°26′34″N 74°42′36″W / 40.44278°N 74.71000°W / 40.44278; -74.71000
River mouth 56 ft (17 m)
40°26′22″N 74°38′46″W / 40.43944°N 74.64611°W / 40.43944; -74.64611
Basin features
Progression Pike Run, Beden Brook, Millstone River, Raritan River, Atlantic Ocean
River system Raritan River system
Tributaries

Back Brook is a tributary of Pike Run in Somerset County, New Jersey in the United States. It is located on the east side of Sourland Mountain.

Course

Back Brook starts at 40°26′34″N 74°42′36″W / 40.44278°N 74.71000°W / 40.44278; -74.71000, on the edge of Sourland Mountain. It flows eastward, crossing Blawenburg-Belle Mead Road and Sunset Road before running through Schuss Woods and the McAlpin Farm Easement. It then crosses Route 206 and flows through Oxbridge before entering Pike Run at 40°26′22″N 74°38′46″W / 40.43944°N 74.64611°W / 40.43944; -74.64611.

Tributaries

Sister tributaries

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