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Delaware River between Philadelphia and the sea hearings, Seventy-fifth Congress, third session, on the subject of the improvement of Delaware River between Philadelphia and the sea. April 5, 1938. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Rivers and Harbors

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English



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LC ClassificationsTC425.D3 A5 1938
The Physical Object
Pagination ii, 43 p. :
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6371297M
LC Control Number38015844

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  Delaware River, Philadelphia to the Sea Factsheet, LOCATION: Delaware River and Bay. DESCRIPTION: The existing project was authorized in (HD , 61st Cong., 2nd Session) and modified in (HD , 71st Cong., 3rd Session); feet deep from the sea through the main channel in Delaware Bay and River to the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, thence 40 feet on the west side and 37 feet on the east side through Philadelphia Harbor to Allegheny Avenue; thence 40 feet to the U.S. Steel basin opposite Newbold Island; thence 25 feet to the Trenton Marine Terminal. It was decommissioned on October 3, , and, on December 7, , was sold for $41, (equivalent today to almost $,) to Francis J. McDonald, the president and treasurer of the Philadelphia Ship Repair Co., which was located on the banks of the Delaware River, between the foot of Mifflin and McKean Streets.   The Delaware River is a hotspot for birds and fish. “The Delaware River Basin must be protected, as it provides habitat to over types of birds, over 90 fish species, and many other animals,” says Carrie Barron, center manager for the John James Audubon Center in Audubon, PA.

Visit four of the most popular destinations in the North East on this epic 4-day adventure from New York City. Marvel at Niagara Falls on a boat cruise beneath the falls, discover local life in New Jersey and Philadelphia, ride an Amish Buggy through Amish country, and visit the historic monuments of 4/ TripAdvisor reviews.   Emily Camp-Landis, center, checks the sail, as Ray McCahery, right, guides the boat along the Delaware River on J in Philadelphia, PA. They are members of SailTime Philadelphia, a sail boat membership program. The main, or west, branch rises in Schoharie county, New York, at a point 1, feet ( metres) above sea river cuts deeply through a plateau until it emerges from the Catskill g the mountains and plateau, the river flows down Appalachian valleys, skirts the Kittatinny Mountains, which it crosses at Delaware Water Gap (a national recreation area) between nearly.   The DRBC uses a stream location and identification system for the Delaware River and Bay based on river mileage. The river mileage system was first published by our staff in and has been revised periodically since; it consists of a "mile zero" and a "mileage line" along which distances from mile zero are measured.

An iconic Philadelphia sight, and once the longest suspension bridge in the world, the Benjamin Franklin Bridge was designed by architect and engineer Paul Cret (who also designed the Benjamin Franklin Parkway) and constructed in The bridge — which stretches over the Delaware River into New Jersey — allows for crossings between Philadephia and Camden by car, transit by PATCO high. The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) is a (c)3 nonprofit corporation organized exclusively for the benefit of the City of Philadelphia and its citizens. DRWC acts as the steward of the Delaware River waterfront to provide a benefit to all of the citizens and visitors of the City. Along the way, the islands of the Delaware are markers for the miles traversed on a float down the river, and for centuries of human history along its banks. Download rough map with access points The first stretch of river on our trip begins at the Interstate 84 bridge near Port Jervis, New York, and Matamoras, Pennsylvania, near the confluence.   This time around, the focus is a seven-mile stretch along the Delaware River running from South Philadelphia to Port Richmond totaling 1, acres, which is .