Ausable



a river in NE New York, flowing NE through a gorge (Ausable Chasm) into Lake Champlain. 20 miles (32 km) long.
Historical Examples

Shortly after nightfall three men crossed the east branch of the Ausable River and entered the little settlement of Keene.
Frank Merriwell’s Pursuit Burt L. Standish

The next morning we started, bright and early, for the Ausable Ponds.
The Hudson Wallace Bruce

Through these came the little stream going to the Hudson, bubbling along from its source close by a fountain of the Ausable.
America, Volume III (of 6) Joel Cook

The river escapes from the mountains through the wonderful gorge of Ausable Chasm.
America, Volume IV (of 6) Joel Cook

Ausable Chasm, is only three miles from the station of Port Kent.
The Hudson Wallace Bruce

On the Ausable river and along the shores of Lake Champlain the destruction of the forest is especially great.
Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 4, January 26, 1884 Various

A few miles from the lake is the natural wonder, the Ausable Chasm, which is nearly two miles in length.
Voyage of the Paper Canoe Nathaniel H. Bishop

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