Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 104

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Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 104
Map showing the location of Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 104
Map showing the location of Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 104
Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 104
LocationBedford County
Somerset County
Nearest townHyndman
Coordinates39°52′51″N 78°45′36″W / 39.88083°N 78.76000°W / 39.88083; -78.76000Coordinates: 39°52′51″N 78°45′36″W / 39.88083°N 78.76000°W / 39.88083; -78.76000
Area8,182 acres (3,311 ha)
Elevation2,247 feet (685 m)
Max. elevation2,673 feet (815 m)
Min. elevation1,060 feet (320 m)
OwnerPennsylvania Game Commission
WebsitePennsylvania State Game Lands

The Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 104 are Pennsylvania State Game Lands in Bedford and Somerset Counties in Pennsylvania in the United States providing hunting, bird watching, and other activities.

Geography[edit]

SGL 104 consists of two parcels located on Savage Mountain in Cumberland Valley, Juniata and Londonderry Townships in Bedford County, and Allegheny and Fairhope Townships in Somerset County. Nearby communities are the Borough of Hyndman in Bedford County and populated places Fossilville, Gravel Pit, Hoblitzell, Madley, and Wills Creek in Bedford County, and Comps Crossroads, Fairhope, Foley, Glen Savage, Glencoe, Johnsburg, and Williams in Somerset County. Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 48 is to the east and Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 82 is to the southwest. SGL 104 is drained by tributaries of Wills Creek which is part of the Potomac River watershed. Interstate 70/76 is located a few miles north and U.S. Route 220 is located east of SGL 104 on the other side of SGL 48.[1][2]

Statistics[edit]

SGL 104 was entered into the Geographic Names Information System on 2 August 1979 as identification number 1193429, its elevation is listed as 1,834 feet (559 m). Elevations range from 1,080 feet (330 m) to 2,352 feet (717 m). It consists of 7,612 acres (3,080 ha) in one parcel.[3][1]

Biology[edit]

Hunting and furtaking species include deer (Odocoileus virginianus), Ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus), squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis), and turkey (Meleagris gallopavo).[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b https://viewer.nationalmap.gov/advanced-viewer/ The National Map, retrieved 20 October 2018
  2. ^ a b Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 104, retrieved 20 October 2018
  3. ^ "State Game Lands Number 104". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 20 October 2018.