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Boulton Run

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Boulton Run is a tributary of White Clay Creek in the Christina River Basin.

0.2 km2   Area

109 - 146 m   Elev

12 °C   Temp

1145 mm   Precip

Parent Field Area:
White Clay Creek @ SWRC ▲

Boulton tributary, April 2011.



Soil Order

Inceptisol, Ultisol


deciduous forest

Land Use

agricultural land, forest land

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  • Geology

    • metasediments

    Boulton Run Geology

  • Topography

    109 - 146 m elevation (131 m mean)

    Elevation data are based on 10m DEM data from USGS National Elevation Data.

    Boulton Run Topography

  • Climate

    12 °C Mean Annual Temp
    1145 mm Mean Annual Precipitation

    There is an exceptionally long climate record for the Christina River Basin. Our figures are based on 115 years of NOAA data back to 1894 with at least one station per year having at least 360 days of non-missing records in the given year. Visit the climate tab for the Christina River Basin to view plots of climate data.

  • Soil

    • Inceptisol
    • Ultisol

    Boulton Run Soils

  • Human Impacts

    • agricultural land
    • forest land

    Boulton Run Land Use/Land Cover

    Land Use/ Land Cover Types (Level II)
    Category LULCID %
    Deciduous Forest 41 57.2
    Shrub/Scrub 52 4.8
    Pasture/Hay 81 38.0


    Land Use/ Land Cover Types (Level I)
    Category %
    Open Water 0.0
    Developed, Open Space 0.0
    Developed 0.0
    Barren Land 0.0
    Forest 57.2
    Shrub/Scrub 4.8
    Grassland/Herbaceous 0.0
    Agriculture 38.0
    Wetlands 0.0

    Land use/cover data from the National Land Cover Dataset for 2006.