Susquehanna River

river in the northeastern United States

The Susquehanna River (/ˌsʌskwəˈhænə/; Lenape: Siskëwahane[1]) is a major river located in the northeastern and mid-Atlantic United States. At 464 miles (747 km) long,[2] it is the longest river on the East Coast of the United States that drains into the Atlantic Ocean.

With its watershed, it is the 16th-largest river in the United States,[3][4] and the longest river in the early 21st-century continental United States without commercial boat traffic.

The river spans in three states: Pennsylvania, New York and Maryland.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Lenape Talking Dictionary". Archived from the original on November 13, 2013. Retrieved May 27, 2012.
  2. U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived March 29, 2012, at the Wayback Machine, accessed August 8, 2011
  3. Susquehanna River Trail Archived 2009-04-22 at the Wayback Machine Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, accessed March 25, 2010.
  4. Susquehanna River Archived April 17, 2015, at the Wayback Machine, Green Works Radio, accessed March 25, 2010.