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6. The Hudson River's Source

While the Hudson gathers its water from the entire watershed, its recognized source is Lake Tear of the Clouds on the southwest side of New York's highest peak, Mount Marcy. From Lake Tear, the Hudson journeys 315 miles and drops 4,322 feet in elevation on its way to New York Harbor.

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Lake Tear of the Clouds and Mt. Marcy
Lake Tear of the Clouds in the Adirondack Mountains