|Lake Tear of the Clouds|
|Location||Essex County, New York|
|Primary inflows||unnamed streams|
|Primary outflows||Feldspar Brook|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Surface elevation||4,293 ft (1,309 m)|
Lake Tear of the Clouds (tarn, in Essex County, New York, on the southwest slope of Mount Marcy; it is both the highest lake in the state and the highest source of the Hudson River via Feldspar Brook and the Opalescent River. Seneca Ray Stoddard (1844–1917 was an American Landscape Photographer known for his photographs of New York 's Adirondack Mountains Essex County is a County located in the US state of New York. A lake (from Latin lacus) is a Terrain feature (or Physical feature) a body of Liquid on the surface of a world that is localized to the A tarn (or corrie loch) is a mountain Lake or pool formed in a Cirque excavated by a Glacier. In Hydrology, the inflow of a Body of water is the source of the Water in the body of water In Hydrology, the discharge or outflow of a River is the volume of Water transported by it in a certain amount of time A drainage basin is an extent of Land where Water from Rain or Snow melt drains downhill into a body of water such as a River, A tarn (or corrie loch) is a mountain Lake or pool formed in a Cirque excavated by a Glacier. Essex County is a County located in the US state of New York. The Hudson River, called Muh-he-kun-ne-tuk, the Great Mohegan by the Iroquois, or as the Lenape Native Americans called it in Unami The Hudson River officially begins several miles southwest of Marcy at Henderson Lake (1,814 feet).) is a small
The lake was discovered in 1872, by Vermont native Verplanck Colvin while he was surveying the Adirondacks. Year 1872 ( MDCCCLXXII) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Leap year Vermont ( is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America. Verplanck Colvin (1847&ndash1920 was a Lawyer and topographical engineer whose understanding and appreciation for the environment of the The Adirondack Mountains are a Mountain range located in the northeastern part of New York, that runs through Clinton, Essex, Franklin He wrote:
|“||Far above the chilly waters of Lake Avalanche at an elevation of 4,293 feet lies summit water, a minute, unpretending, tear of the clouds — as it were — a lovely pool shivering in the breezes of the mountains and sending its limpid surplus through Feldspar Brook to the Opalescent River, the well-spring of the Hudson.||”|
On September 14, 1901, then-Vice President Theodore Roosevelt was at Lake Tear of the Clouds after returning from a hike to the Marcy summit when he received a message informing him that President William McKinley, who had been shot two weeks earlier but expected to survive, had taken a turn for the worse. Events 81 - Domitian becomes Emperor of the Roman Empire upon the death of his brother Titus. Year 1901 ( MCMI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting The Vice President of the United States is the first person in the presidential line of succession, becoming the new President of the United States upon the death Theodore Roosevelt (ˈroʊzəvɛlt October 27 1858 January 6 1919 also known as T The President of the United States is the Head of state and Head of government of the United States and is the highest political official in United States by William McKinley Jr ( January 29, 1843 September 14, 1901) was the twenty-fifth President of the United States, and the last The William McKinley Assassination occurred on September 6, 1901, at the Temple of Music in Buffalo, New York.
Roosevelt hiked down 10 miles (16 km) on the southwest side of the mountain to the closest stage station at Long Lake, New York. Long Lake is a Town in Hamilton County, New York in the United States. He then took a midnight stagecoach ride on twisting roads to the Adirondack Railway station at North Creek, New York where he learned that McKinley had died. For other meanings see Stagecoach (disambiguation. A stagecoach (also called diligence) is a type of four-wheeled enclosed The Adirondack Scenic Railroad is a tourist railroad in the Adirondacks, headquartered in Thendara New York. North Creek is a hamlet in the Adirondack Park, in the town of Johnsburg, in Warren County, New York, United States Roosevelt took the train to Buffalo where he was officially sworn in as President. Buffalo (ˈbʌfəloʊ is the second largest city in New York State.
The 40-mile (64 km) route is now designated the Roosevelt-Marcy Trail. The Roosevelt-Marcy Trail is named for the historic route Vice President Theodore Roosevelt traveled on a dangerous midnight stagecoach ride from Tahawus