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Guthrie Branch
Other name(s) Tributary to C and D Canal
Country United States
State Delaware
County New Castle
Physical characteristics
Main source Long Creek divide
about 0.2 miles east of Pencader Farms, Delaware
70 ft (21 m)
River mouth C and D Canal
about 1.5 miles east of Chesapeake City, Maryland
0 ft (0 m)
Length 2.11 mi (3.40 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    2.75 cu ft/s (0.078 m3/s) at mouth with C and D Canal
Basin features
Progression generally south
River system C and D Canal
Basin size 2.21 square miles (5.7 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Frazer Road, Chesapeake City Road

Guthrie Branch is a 2.11 mi (3.40 km) long 1st order tributary to C and D Canal in New Castle County, Delaware.

Variant names

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

  • Guthrie Run

Course

Guthrie Branch rises on the Long Creek divide about 0.2 miles east of Pencader Farms in New Castle County, Delaware. Guthrie Branch then flows south to meet the C and D Canal about 1.5 miles east of Chesapeake City, Maryland.

Watershed

Guthrie Branch drains 2.21 square miles (5.7 km2) of area, receives about 44.9 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 652.80 and is about 26.2% forested.

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