Mohawk River

river in New York state, United States
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The Mohawk River is a 149-mile-long (240 km)[1] river in the U.S. state of New York. It is the largest tributary of the Hudson River. The Mohawk flows into the Hudson in Cohoes, New York, a few miles north of the city of Albany.[2]

The river is named for the Mohawk Nation of the Iroquois Confederacy.

ReferencesEdit

  1. U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed October 3, 2011
  2. Mohawk River Archived 2005-03-18 at the Wayback Machine, The Columbia Gazetteer of North America