- Susquehanna River
River, central New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland, U.S. One of the longest rivers in the eastern U.S., it is about 444 mi (715 km) long.It rises in Otsego Lake, central New York, and winds through the Appalachian Mountains before flowing into northern Chesapeake Bay. Though it was never an important waterway because of obstructions, including rapids, its valley was at one time a significant land route to the Ohio River system and was later a coal-mining region.
* * *one of the longest rivers of the Eastern Seaboard of the United States. It rises in Otsego Lake, central New York state, and winds through the Appalachian Mountains in New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland before flowing into the head of Chesapeake Bay at Havre de Grace, Md. About 444 mi (715 km) long, the river and its tributaries (which include the Chemung, Lackawanna, West Branch of the Susquehanna, and Juniata rivers) drain an area of 27,570 sq mi (71,410 sq km). Though the river itself never served as an important waterway, because of rapids and other obstructions, its valley was significant as a land route to the Ohio River system and later as a focus of coal mining. The Susquehanna is the potential source of waterpower in the eastern United States; hydroelectric power plants have been built at Holtwood, York Haven, and Safe Harbor, Pa., and Conowingo, Md. Main riverine cities include Binghamton, N.Y., and Wilkes-Barre, Scranton (on the Lackawanna), Williamsport (on the West Branch), and Harrisburg, Pa.
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Susquehanna River — [sʌskwɪ hænə rɪvə], Fluss im Nordosten der USA, 715 km lang, entfließt dem Otsego Lake im Zentrum des Bundesstaates New York, durchfließt die Appalachen und mündet in die Chesapeakebai; Wasserkraftwerke … Universal-Lexikon
Susquehanna River — Coordinates: 39°32′35″N 76°04′32″W / 39.54306°N 76.07556°W / 39.54306; 76.07556 … Wikipedia
Susquehanna River — noun a river in the northeastern United States that rises in New York and flows southward through Pennsylvania and Maryland into Chesapeake Bay • Syn: ↑Susquehanna • Instance Hypernyms: ↑river • Part Holonyms: ↑New York, ↑New York State, ↑ … Useful english dictionary
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