East Sandy Creek

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East Sandy Creek
Location
CountryUnited States
State Pennsylvania
Physical characteristics
Source 
  coordinates 41°21′04″N79°26′57″W / 41.35111°N 79.44917°W / 41.35111; -79.44917
  elevation1,620 feet (490 m)
Mouth  
  location
Allegheny River
  coordinates
41°19′59″N79°46′07″W / 41.33306°N 79.76861°W / 41.33306; -79.76861 Coordinates: 41°19′59″N79°46′07″W / 41.33306°N 79.76861°W / 41.33306; -79.76861
  elevation
942 feet (287 m)
Basin features
River system Allegheny River

East Sandy Creek is a tributary of the Allegheny River in Northwestern Pennsylvania in the United States. [1]

Contents

East Sandy Creek joins the Allegheny River approximately 5 miles (8 km) downstream of Franklin. [1]

The East Sandy Creek Rapids are rated for paddlers with a usual difficulty of I-II (for normal flows). [2]

Political subdivisions

The political subdivisions traverses, given in the order they are encountered traveling downstream, are as follows:

Tributaries

The named tributaries of East Sandy Creek, given in the order they are encountered traveling downstream, are as follows:

See also

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References

  1. 1 2 Gertler, Edward. Keystone Canoeing, Seneca Press, 2004. ISBN   0-9749692-0-6
  2. "American Whitewater - Van to Allegheny River, East Sandy Creek Pennsylvania, US" . Retrieved 2012-04-05.
  3. "Washington Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.
  4. "Elk Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.
  5. "Pinegrove Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.
  6. "Ashland Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.
  7. "Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.
  8. "Rockland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.
  9. "Richland Run". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.
  10. "Prairie Run". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.
  11. "Cogley Run". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.
  12. "Little East Sandy Creek". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.
  13. "Tarkiln Run". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.
  14. "Pine Run". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.
  15. "Shaw Run". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.
  16. "Shannon Run". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.
  17. "Pryor Run". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.
  18. "Halls Run". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.
  19. "Browns Run". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.
  20. "Porcupine Run". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.
  21. "Burford Run". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.