Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 105

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Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 105
Map showing the location of Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 105
Map showing the location of Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 105
Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 105 Armstrong and Clarion Counties, Pennsylvania
LocationArmstrong County, Pennsylvania
Nearest cityEast Brady, Karns City
Coordinates40°58′41″N 79°37′45″W / 40.97806°N 79.62917°W / 40.97806; -79.62917Coordinates: 40°58′41″N 79°37′45″W / 40.97806°N 79.62917°W / 40.97806; -79.62917
Area3,068.65 acres (1,241.84 ha)
Elevation1197
OwnerPennsylvania Game Commission
WebsitePennsylvania State Game Lands

The Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 105 are Pennsylvania State Game Lands in Armstrong County in Pennsylvania in the United States.


Geography[edit]

The Game Lands consists of 3,068.65 acres (1,241.84 ha) of three parcels located just a few miles east of Karns City. Located in Bradys Bend, Perry, Sugarcreek, and Washington Townships It falls within the Allegheny River watershed which empties into the Ohio River. Pennsylvania Route 68 passes along the northern edge of the center parcel of the Game Lands.[1][2]

Statistics[edit]

Game Lands 105 was entered into the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) as identification number 1188430 on 2 August 1979, the elevation is listed as 1,179 feet (359 m).[3]

Biology[edit]

Game includes American black bear (Ursus americanus), White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), Red fox (Vulpes Vulpes), Ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus), Raccoon (Procyon lotor), Wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo). Bats are the non-game animals of interest. U.S. Steel mine is a known bat hibernaculum. Game Lands 105 has a large (297 acres (120 ha)) stand of aspen (Populus tremuloides) beneficial to the grouse in the area.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://viewer.nationalmap.gov/advanced-viewer/ The National Map, retrieved 13 September 2018
  2. ^ a b Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 105, retrieved 15 September 2018
  3. ^ "State Game Lands Number 105". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 13 September 2018.