History of Hudson River

 

Description

Size: 315 miles long 3 1/2 miles wide

216 feet deep

Begins: Lake Tear, New York

Ends: New York City, empties into the Upper New York Bay

Wildlife Plants: phytoplankton, submerged aquatic plants, and emergent plants

Wildlife: Invertabrates - dragonflys, crabs, lobsters, worms, mollusks, and jellyfish

Vertabrates - frogs, toads, salimanders, turtles, diamondback terrapin, water snakes, garter snakes, geese, swans, ducks, shorebirds, bold eagles, osprey, mice, rats, shrews, muscrats, otters, and minks

Habitats Marshes and estuary areas

 

Link to Hudson River Map

Source: http://hhr.highlands.com

 

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