The bodies were later identified as Ali Harb, 41, of West New York and Juan Bustamante, 35, of Union City. When their bodies were found last week on the banks of New York's Hudson River, the sisters wore similar black leggings and fur-trimmed jackets, with their feet and waists bound together by … It was a quieter than normal day under grey drizzly skies, along the Hudson River in Weehawken. In saline regions, there are abundant polychaete annelids, amphipods, and some mollusks such as clams. He landed on the western shore of the bay and claimed the territory for the Netherlands. [37] The Mahicans lived in the northern part of the valley from present-day Kingston to Lake Champlain,[38] with their capital located near present-day Albany. “People always running around. [96][97][98], The Hudson is crossed at numerous points by bridges, tunnels, and ferries. In New Jersey is Stevens Institute of Technology and Liberty State Park. [19], Species include striped bass, the most important game fish in the Hudson. The Statue of Liberty, located on Liberty Island, is located a bit further south of there. [38], The lower Hudson River was inhabited by the Lenape,[38] while further north, the Wappingers lived from Manhattan Island up to Poughkeepsie. Controlling depth is 27 feet (8 metres) at Albany and 14 feet (4 metres) from Albany north to the Mohawk River. It is believed that the first use of the name Hudson River in a map was in a map created by the cartographer John Carwitham in 1740. Settlements of the colony clustered around the Hudson, and its strategic importance as the gateway to the American interior led to years of competition between the English and the Dutch over control of the river and colony. [75] In 1889, the Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge opened for rail service between Poughkeepsie and the west side of the river. The first was discovered by authorities responding around 7:30 a.m. to … Oyster beds were once pervasive in the saltwater portion, but are now reduced through pollution and exploitation. Two bodies were found near a popular running path. [19], According to the NYSDEC Hudson River Estuary Program, about 220 species of fish, including 173 native species, currently are found in the Hudson River. These names include, from south to north: the Great Chip Reach, Tappan Reach, Haverstroo Reach, Seylmakers' Reach, Crescent or Cook's Reach, Hoge's or High Reach, Martyr's or Martelaire Reach, Fisher's Reach, Lange Rack or Long Reach, Vasterack or Vaste Reach, Kleverack or Claverack, Backerack or Baker's Reach, Jan Playsier's Reach, and Hart's or Hunter's Reach. The source of the Hudson River is Lake Tear of the Clouds in the Adirondack Park at an altitude of 4,322 feet (1,317 m). So far, 327 bodies have been found on the floor of the Hudson river, just off the coast of Midtown-Manhattan, by the NYPD dive team, according to spokesperson James Dailey. It looks like there's an issue with JavaScript in your browser. This lack of significant deposits near the river mouth differs from most other American estuaries. [45][46] The plan allowed the colonies to treaty with the Iroquois and provided a framework for the Continental Congress. Abundance of food varies over location and time, stemming from seasonal flows of nutrients. Following the river from its source to mouth, there is the Hudson River Islands State Park in Greene and Columbia counties, and in Dutchess County, there is Bard College, Staatsburgh, the Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, Franklin D. Roosevelt's home and presidential library, and the main campus of the Culinary Institute of America, Marist College, the Walkway over the Hudson, Bannerman's Castle, and Hudson Highlands State Park. …in the areas along the Hudson valley, remained slight.…. The Palisades are large, rocky cliffs along the west bank of the river; also known as Bergen Hill at their lower end in Hudson County. Previously, Staten Island and Long Island were connected, preventing the Hudson River from terminating via the Narrows. In this area, between Gee's Point at the US Military Academy and Constitution Island, an area known as "World's End" marks the deepest part of the Hudson, at 202 feet (62 m). South of that in Orange County is the United States Military Academy. IBM maintained a Poughkeepsie mainframe unit, and newer housing and office developments were built near there as well. Two bodies were found dead in the Hudson River along the Jersey City waterfront Saturday, according to the Hudson County Prosecutor's office. However, as population increased, the Hudson's natural resources were abused. The city police department said a passerby noticed the bodies … In addition to agriculture, the Algonquins also fished in the Hudson River, focusing on various species of freshwater fish, as well as various variations of striped bass, American eels, sturgeon, herring, and shad. During the search, Hudson decided to sail his ship up the river that would later be named after him. The Hudson River is the defining natural feature of a major region of New York State, familiar to millions who drive across its bridges, admire its grandeur from parks and historic sites, or ride the Hudson River Line railroad. [41][43] New Amsterdam and the colony of New Netherland were renamed New York, after the Duke of York. It covers much of New York, as well as parts of Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Vermont. Hudson River, river in New York state, U.S. [19], Strong tides make parts of New York Harbor difficult and dangerous to navigate. Other settlements were located in various locations throughout the Hudson Highlands. [68] The combination of these canals made the Hudson River one of the most vital waterways for trade in the nation. It was thus a key factor in the growth of the Midwest as well as of New York City. The "Sturgeondom" name lost popularity around 1900. In saltwater areas, the green crab spread in the early 20th century and the Japanese shore crab has become dominant in recent years. [17] Shortly thereafter, the river enters the Hudson Highlands between Putnam and Orange Counties, flowing between mountains such as Storm King Mountain, Breakneck Ridge, and Bear Mountain. [84], Around the time of the last factories' closing, environmental efforts to clean up the river progressed. The oxygen-producing phytoplankton have also been inhibited by the relatively recent invasion of the zebra mussel species. Navigational improvements began in 1797, and in 1892 the Hudson was declared a federal government waterway. Tidal marshes, mudflats, and other significant habitats in and along the estuary support a great diversity of life. The Lenape, Wappinger, and Mahican branches of the Algonquins lived along the river,[37] mostly in peace with the other groups.