Hudson River in e New York state. It rises in the Adirondack Mountains, and flows s to New York Bay, New York City. First explored by Henry Hudson in 1609, it became one of the world's most important waterways. The New York State Barge Canal connects the Hudson with Lake Champlain, the Great Lakes and the St Lawrence River. Length: c.493km (306mi).
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