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South Branch Potomac River

Tributary

Scenic tributary of the Potomac River, the South Branch drains some spectacular mountains and rocky streams. Unlike the North Branch, the South Branch watershed contains no coal, and so was not ravaged by mining and the residuals from abandoned mines.

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