Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 33

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Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 33
Map showing the location of Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 33
Map showing the location of Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 33
Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 33
Map showing the location of Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 33
Map showing the location of Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 33
Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 33 (the United States)
LocationCentre County
Coordinates40°49′38″N 78°10′41″W / 40.82722°N 78.17806°W / 40.82722; -78.17806Coordinates: 40°49′38″N 78°10′41″W / 40.82722°N 78.17806°W / 40.82722; -78.17806
Area17,583 acres (7,116 ha)
Elevation2,198 feet (670 m)
Max. elevation2,541 feet (774 m)
Min. elevation1,460 feet (450 m)
OwnerPennsylvania Game Commission
WebsitePennsylvania State Game Lands

The Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 33 are Pennsylvania State Game Lands in Centre County in Pennsylvania in the United States providing hunting, bird watching, and other activities.[1]

Geography[edit]

State Game Lands Number 33 is located in Rush, Taylor and Worth Townships in Centre County. Nearby communities include the Boroughs of Philipsburg and Chester Hill, census-designated places Hawk Run, North Philipsburg, Sandy Ridge and South Philipsburg, as well as unincorporated communities Bald Eagle, Coaldale, Cuba Mines, Edendale, Flat Rock, Gardner, Gearhartville, Glass City, Hudson, Loch Lomond Junction, New Liberty, New Town, Penn Five, Pleasant Hill, Spike Island, Stumptown, Troy and Victor.[2]

Highways passing nearby or through SGL 33 include Interstate 99, U.S. Routes 220 and 322, as well as Pennsylvania Routes 53, 153, 350, 504, 550 and 970.[2]

Sandy Ridge (summit elevation 2,541 feet (774 m)) runs along the southeast border of SGL33, Pine Hill (summit elevation 2,106 feet (642 m)) is in the northeast portion, other landforms include Cabbage Hollow, Crows Nest Hollow, Horse Hollow, Pool Hollow.[2]

The watershed of the southeast porion of SGL 33 includes Big Fill Run, Bright Run, Laurel Run, Reese Hollow Run, Sparrow Run, Vanscoyoc Run and Wold Run all which drain to Bald Eagle Creek, Little Juniata River and Juniata River. The northeast portion includes Black Bear Run, Cabbage Hollow Run, Cold Stream, Hawk Run, Sixmile Run, Tomtit Run and Trout Run, all which drain to Moshannon Creek and the West Branch Susquehanna River. All are part of the Susquehanna River watershed.[2]

Protected areas in Pennsylvania within 30 miles of SGL 33 include:[2]

State Parks[edit]

State Forests[edit]

Recreational Areas[edit]

Pennsylvania State Game Lands[edit]

Statistics[edit]

SGL 33 was entered into the Geographic Names Information System on 2 August 1979 as identification number 1193450, elevations range from 1,460 feet (450 m) to 2,541 feet (774 m), consisting of a single parcel of 17,583 acres (7,116 ha) located at 40°49′38″N 78°10′41″W / 40.82722°N 78.17806°W / 40.82722; -78.17806. [3][2]

Biology[edit]

The most prevalent game species include bear (Ursus americanus), deer (Odocoileus virginianus), Ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus) and turkey (Meleagris vison).[1]

See also[edit]

Pennsylvania State Game Lands

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 33" (PDF). Retrieved 6 December 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "The National Map". Retrieved 8 December 2018.
  3. ^ "State Game Lands Number 33". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 6 December 2018.