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Brockonbridge Gut
Brockonbridge Gut is located in Delaware
Brockonbridge Gut
Brockonbridge Gut is located in the United States
Brockonbridge Gut
Location of Brockonbridge Gut mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Delaware Bay
Country United States
State Delaware
County Kent
Physical characteristics
Main source Murderkill River divide
Thompsonville, Delaware
9 ft (2.7 m)
River mouth Delaware Bay
Sandy Point, Delaware
0 ft (0 m)
Length 4.67 mi (7.52 km)
Basin features
Progression northeast
River system Delaware Bay
Basin size 4.55 square miles (11.8 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Milford Neck Road, Thompsonville Road, Brockam Bridge Road

Brockonbridge Gut is a 4.67 mi (7.52 km) long 2nd order tributary to Delaware Bay in Kent County, Delaware. Brockonbridge Gut is the only stream of this name in the United States.

Variant names

According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:

  • Baucumbrig Creek

Course

Brockonbridge Gut rises on the Murderkill River divide at Thompsonville, Delaware. Brockonbridge Gut then flows northeast to meet Delaware Bay at Sandy Point.

Watershed

Brockonbridge Gut drains 4.55 square miles (11.8 km2) of area, receives about 45.0 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 788.71 and is about 3.0% forested.

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Course and Watershed of Brockonbridge Gut
Course and Watershed of Brockonbridge Gut
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