Powdermill Run (White Oak Run tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsPowdermill Run
|Other name(s)||Tributary to White Oak Run|
|Main source||Linn Run/Clear Run divide
about 1 mile west of Bald Knob
2,370 ft (720 m)
|River mouth||White Oak Run
about 0.25 miles southwest of Weaver Mill, Pennsylvania
1,332 ft (406 m)
|Length||4.36 mi (7.02 km)|
|River system||Loyalhanna Creek|
|Basin size||4.22 square miles (10.9 km2)|
Powdermill Run is a 4.36 mi (7.02 km) long 2nd order tributary to White Oak Run in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. This stream passes through the Powdermill Nature Preserve of the Carnegie Museum.
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Powder Mill Creek
- Powder Mill Run
- Powdermill Creek
- Tributary No.1 to White Oak Run
Powdermill Run rises on the Linn Run/Clear Run divide about 1 mile west of Bald Knob in Westmoreland County. Powdermill Run then flows northwest to meet White Oak Run about 0.25 miles southwest of Weaver Mill, Pennsylvania.
Powdermill Run drains 4.22 square miles (10.9 km2) of area, receives about 52.1 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 359.94, and has an average water temperature of 8.58 °C. The watershed is 99% forested.
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