1567-1635; Fr. explorer: founded Quebec (1608)
lake on the N section of the border between N.Y. and Vt.: c. 125 mi (201 km) long
Origin of Champlainafter Champlain, who discovered it
- By New York and Lake Champlain, which separates it in part from New York.
- Shore of Lake Champlain (96 ft.) to 4364 ft.
- Into Lake Champlain or the Hudson river and those flowing S.E.
- The line separating the Hudson-Champlain basin from the Connecticut basin runs among the Granitic Mountains; and extending 25 m.
- Into Lake Memphremagog, the waters of which, like those of Lake Champlain, are tributary to the St Lawrence river.