George, Lake


George, Lake

geographical name

Definition of GEORGE, LAKE

1
lake 14 miles (22 kilometers) long NE Florida in course of St. Johns River WNW of Daytona Beach
2
lake 33 miles (53 kilometers) long E New York S of Lake Champlain

George, Lake

geographical name    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Lake, northeastern New York, U.S. It is 32 mi (51 km) long and 1–4 mi (1.6–6.4 km) wide and is connected to Lake Champlain through a series of waterfalls. In the foothills of the Adirondacks, it is noted for its scenic beauty and is a popular resort area. Memorialized in James Fenimore Cooper's novels as Lake Horicon, the real lake was the scene of numerous battles during the French and Indian War and the American Revolution. Fort Ticonderoga is located on the falls at the lake's outlet.

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