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Manhattan Bodies of Water

• A WorldWeb.com Travel Guide to Bodies of Water in Manhattan, New York.
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In 1609, an Englishman called Henry Hudson was looking for a quick passage to China. Sailing along America's north Atlantic coast, Hudson discovered what is now called the Hudson River.
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The East River is a tidal strait that separates Long Island from the Island of Manhattan and the Bronx. The river is spanned by eight bridges and thirteen tunnels.
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The Harlem River is a tidal strait that spans 8 miles (13 km) between the East River and the Hudson River, separating the boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx.

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