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Wolf Run
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Bucks
Township Bedminster
Physical characteristics
Main source 380 feet (120 m)
River mouth 282 feet (86 m)
Length 1.73 miles (2.78 km)
Basin features
Progression Wolf Run → Tohickon CreekDelaware RiverDelaware Bay
River system Delaware River
Basin size 1.16 square miles (3.0 km2)
Bridges Creamery Road
Haas Court
Rolling Hills Road
Slope 56.65 feet per mile (10.729 m/km)

Deep Run is a tributary of the Tohickon Creek in Bedminster Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania in the United States.

Statistics

Wolf Run lies entirely within Bedminster Township. Its GNIS identification number is 1191669, its Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources identification number is 03141. Its length is 1.73 feet (0.53 m), its watershed is 1.16 square miles (3.0 km2), rising at an elevation of 380 feet (120 m). It reaches its confluence at the Tohickon Creek's 7.90 river mile, at an elevation of 282 feet (86 m), only about 200 feet (61 m) downstream of where Mink Run and Deer Run reach the Tohickon. The average slope is 56.65 feet per mile (10.729 m/km)

Course

Wolf Run rises in Bedminster Township north of Pennsylvania Route 113 (Bedminster Road) near the village of Bedminster and is northeast oriented in a relatively straight course to the Tohickon Creek.

Geology

Wolf Run lies within the Brunswick Formation in the Newark Basin laid down during the Jurassic and the Triassic. Rocks includes mudstone, siltstone, and reddish-brown, green, and brown shale. Mineralogy includes red and dark-gray argillite and hornfels.

Crossings and Bridges

  • Rolling Hills Road
  • Haas Court
  • Creamery Road
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