Champlain, Lake

Champlain, Lake
geographical name lake 125 miles (201 kilometers) long between New York & Vermont extending N into Quebec area 430 square miles (1114 square kilometers)

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  • Champlain, Lake — Lake between Vermont and New York, U.S. Located on the states northern boundaries and extending into Canada about 6 mi (10 km), it is about 125 mi (200 km) long and has an area of 430 sq mi (1,115 sq km). It was visited in 1609 by Samuel de… …   Universalium

  • Champlain, Lake — lake, betw. New York and Vermont, extending into Canada; 600 sq. mi …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Champlain Lake —    Discovered by Samuel Champlain, July, 1609. Here took place the first hostile encounter between the French and the Iroquois. The French were the aggressors, and had bitter enough cause to remember the fact throughout the century. In 1666 the… …   The makers of Canada

  • Champlain,Lake — Cham·plain (shăm plānʹ), Lake A lake of northeast New York, northwest Vermont, and southern Quebec, Canada. It was the site of important battles in the French and Indian War, the American Revolution, and the War of 1812. The region has many… …   Universalium

  • Champlain, Lake — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Champlain (town), New York — Champlain, New York   Town   Rouses Point, NY …   Wikipedia

  • Champlain — Champlain, Lake a North American lake between New York and Vermont, that goes up to Quebec in Canada Champlain 2 Champlain, Samuel de (1567 1635) a French ↑explorer and the first ↑governor of French Canada. He ↑explored much of what is now Nova… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Lake Champlain — For ships named after the lake, see USS Lake Champlain. Lake Champlain Lake Champlain near Burlington in early twilight Location New …   Wikipedia

  • Champlain Valley — Landsat photo of the immediate Lake Champlain region  only part of the much longer drainage basin and overall valley which reaches the Atlantic Ocean north of Nova Scotia via the St. Lawrence Seaway. The Champlain Valley (or more technically …   Wikipedia

  • Champlain and Connecticut River Railroad — Logo der Rutland Railroad Die Rutland Railway (bis 1950 Rutland Railroad) (RUT) war eine Eisenbahngesellschaft in Vermont, Massachusetts und New York (Vereinigte Staaten) sowie in Québec (Kanada). Sie bestand einschließlich ihrer direkten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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