Champlain


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Champlain

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Samuel de . ?1567--1635, French explorer; founder of Quebec (1608) and governor of New France (1633--35)

Champlain

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Lake. a lake in the northeastern US, between the Green Mountains and the Adirondack Mountains: linked by the Champlain Canal to the Hudson River and by the Richelieu River to the St Lawrence; a major communications route in colonial times
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Champlain

 

a lake in the northeastern USA and in Canada. Lake Champlain has an area of 1,137 sq km and reaches a depth of 183 m. The basin is of tectonic origin. The lake drains into the St. Lawrence River and is part of the waterway that connects the Hudson River with the St. Lawrence. The cities of Burlington and Plattsburgh are situated on Lake Champlain.

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