Rodges Run (Delaware River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsRodges Run
|Main source||395 feet (120 m)|
|River mouth||128 feet (39 m)|
|Length||1.32 miles (2.12 km)|
|Progression||Rodges Run → Delaware River|
|River system||Delaware River|
|Bridges||Cross Road, Mine Hill Road, Pennsylvania Route 611 (Easton Road)|
|Slope||202.27 feet per mile (38.309 m/km)|
Rodges run was entered into the Geographic Names Information System by the U.S. Geological Survey on 30 August 1990 as identification number 1212006. It has a length of 1.32 miles (2.12 km); its headwaters rises at an elevation of 395 feet (120 m) and meets its confluence at the Delaware River's 173.1 River Mile at an elevation of 128 feet (39 m) for a total elevation drop of 267 feet (81 m) which give Rodges Run a slope of 202.27 feet per mile (19.8 meters per kilometer).
Rodges Run rises near the center of Durham Township east of Lehnenberg, and runs generally east northeast, then skirts south and east around an elevation before it drains into the Pennsylvania Canal (Delaware Division).
Rodges Run rises in a bed of Hornblende Gneiss laid down during the Precambrian, the hornblende is mixed in with labradorite, the grains are about 1 to 2 mm in diameter. Then it moves into a bed of the Leithsville Formation consisting of dolomite, calcareous shale, and chert.
Crossings and Bridges
|Lehnenberg Road and Mine Hill Road (western end of intersection)||44439||30.8 feet (9.4 m)||2||1||Concrete Culvert||2007||-||40°34'18"N||75°11'42"W|
|Lehnenberg Road and Mine Hill Road (eastern end of intersection)||44439||30.8 feet (9.4 m)||2||1||Concrete Culvert||2007||40°34'24"N||75°11'36"W|
|Pennsylvania Route 611 (Easton Road)||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
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