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The Vigil Network Site Index: East Branch Brandywine Creek

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General Information

Site Name: East Branch Brandywine Creek
Location: Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Principal Investigator: Luna Leopold
Address: University of California, Berkley
Date of Site Establishment and/or Field Measurements: Fall 1967
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Location at Lower End of Basin

Latitude: 40°03'05" N
Longitude: 75°43'20" W
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Purposes

(ranked in order of importance)

  1. Channel Change
  2. Erosion

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Site Information

Annual precipitation: 1100 mm
Elevation: 180 m
Relief: 90 m
U.S.G.S. 7.5 minute maps: Downington, PA; Wagontown, PA
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Stream Channels

Channel cross sections: 12
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Links to Data Files

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For information on how to obtain USGS topographic maps of this study site, please visit the USGS National Mapping Information Page at http://mapping.usgs.gov.