National Geographic : 1962 Mar
An arm of the sea for half its length, the Hudson has tides in the fiordlike stretch below Troy, head of navigation. De spite its width and impor tance, the river is relatively short. More than 60 others in the U. S. exceed it in length. ThIudson Mapat Ii PA. Upper has the third week off ashore. I saw television and radio sets all over the ship. And books! My host opened closet after closet, stacked from top to bottom with books. A newspaper story had stated that this was what the men on Ambrose wanted most books-and they had arrived in an over whelming flood. I thanked the hospitable Coast Guard chief warrant officer and clambered down to the waiting boat with new-found agility. On the way back to New York Harbor, I reflected on Undersea channel of the Hudson, two miles wide and a hundred feet deep, extends halfway across CONN.