Buck Creek (Delaware River tributary) facts for kids
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Buck Creek (Delaware River) approaching a Dam in Yardley Pennsylvania, May 2020
|Main source||110 feet (34 m)|
|River mouth||33 feet (10 m)|
|Length||1.9 miles (3.1 km)|
|Progression||Buck Creek → Delaware River → Delaware Bay|
|River system||Delaware River|
|Basin size||6.99 square miles (18.1 km2)|
|Bridges||Mirror Lake Road
Pennsylvania Route 332 (Yardley Newtown Road)
North Main Street
Pennsylvania Canal (Delaware Division)
Pennsylvania Route 32 (North Delaware Avenue, River Road)
Buck Creek was entered into the Geographic Names Information System of the U.S. Geological Survey on 2 August 1979 as identification number 1170509, U.S. Department of the Interior Geological Survey I.D. is 02944.
Mirror Lake Road passes between two small unnamed lakes at an elevation of 110 feet (34 m), the head waters of Buck Creek. The creek runs easterly for about 0.25 miles (0.40 km) then turns northerly for about 0.5 miles (0.80 km), then slowly curves to the east receiving a unnamed tributary from the left, entering Yardley Borough, receiving Brock Creek from the right, then meeting with the Delaware River at its 138 river mile at an elevation of 33 feet (10 m), resulting in an average slope of 40.52 feet per mile (7.674 m/km).
Crossings and Bridges
|Mirror Lake Road||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Pennsylvania Route 332 (Yardley Newtown Road)||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|North Main Street||7313||20 metres (66 ft)||2||2||continuous concrete stringer/multi-beam or girder||1931||-||40°14'38.9"N||74°50'29"W|
|Pennsylvania Canal (Delaware Division)||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Pennsylvania Route 32 (North Delaware Avenue, River Road)||6784||21 metres (69 ft)||2||1||steel stringer/multi-beam or girder||1932||1980||40°14'42.5"N||74°50'12.7"W|
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