The New International Encyclopædia/Delaware Water Gap
DELAWARE WATER GAP. A low gap and narrow gorge in the Kittatinny Range of the Appalachian Mountains on the borders of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, near Stroudsburg, Pa. (Map: Pennsylvania, F 3). The Delaware River flows through the gap. The steep mountain sides rise to a height of 1400 feet above the water, forming very picturesque scenery, which makes the region a popular summer resort. It is reached by rail from Philadelphia (108 miles), and New York (88 miles).