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Saugatuck River, Ct. See Westport.

Savage Creek, Ky., runs on the boundary be-
tween Greenup and' Carter counties, and empties
into the Big Sandy River.

Savannah River, Ga., is formed by the junction
of Tugalo and Kiowee Rivers, in the S. E. part
of Franklin co., 100 miles above Augusta, and
flows S. E., forming the boundary between Ga.
and S. C., until its entrance into the Atlantic,
through Tybee Sound, in 32° N. lat. The largest
vessels ascend to Five Fathom Hole, 13 miles
from the ocean, and 3 miles below Savannah.
Large brigs come to the wharves in Savannah.
Steamboats ascend to Augusta, 340 miles from
its mouth, and pole boats go 150 miles farther.
The tide flows 25 miles up the river.

Sawkill Creek, Dutchess co., N. Y., rises in the
town of Milan, flows
W., and enters Hudson
River at the town of Redhook.

Saw Mill River, Westchester co., N. Y. This
stream, on which are situated several factories
and mills, flows in a
S. W. direction, and enters
the Hudson at the village of Yonkers.

Saxton's River, Vt., is formed in Grafton by
the union of several streams from Windham,
and running in an E. direction about 10 miles,
through the S. part of Rockingham, falls into
Connecticut River in the N. E. comer of West-
minster, about 1 mile below Bellows Falls.

Scantic River, Ct. See East Windsor.

Scapan Pond, Aroostook co., Me. This is a
pretty large sheet of water, the outlet of which
flows into Aroostook River.

Scarhoro' Creek, Brown co., Wn. A branch of
Kewanee River, which it enters from the S. W.

Schlosser Landing, Niagara co., N. Y.. is situ-
ated on the E. side of Niagara River, in the town
of Niagara, about a mile and a half above the
Falls, and opposite Chippewa village, Canada.
It has become famous as being the place where
the steamboat Caroline was destroyed by the
British, December 29, 1837. It was suffered to
be precipitated over the Falls, having been pre-
viously set on fire.

Schoharie Creek, N. Y., rises among the Cats-
kill Mts., in Greene co., flows N. through Scho-
harie co., and enters the Mohawk in Montgomery
co. This large stream and its tributaries afford
extensive water power.

Schoodic Lakes, Me. These lakes are about
twelve in number, lying in the N. part of Wash-
ington co., and from them issue the Schoodic, or
W. branch of the St. Croix River. The most E.
of these lakes is called the Big Lake. The true
Indian name is
Gena-sau-ca-naw-gum. It is of a
very irregular form, and about 9 miles in length.
It is connected by a very rapid stream, 3 miles
long, with Grand Lake, whose Indian name is
Wid-i-wau-cau-gum. This is a splendid sheet of
water, 15 miles in length, is very deep, and the
water remarkably clear. It is well stocked with
fish. Beyond this, on the S. W., is Pocumcus
Lake, 4 miles long, and the Waboosis, 3 miles
long. In a W. direction lies the Sic-la-dob-sis,
10 miles in extent. Farther N. is the Horse-shoe
Lake, so called from its form; also the Junior
Lake, 6 miles long. Still farther on is the Scrag-
gled Lake, of an irregular shape; also the Pleas-
ant Lake, 5 miles long, with some others of less
size. These are all connected by considerable-
sized streams, and, except between the Big and
Grand Lakes, there is a continuous boat naviga-
tion of nearly 100 miles in extent. The charac-
ter of these waters, which are very extensive,
and of the surrounding country, which is very
fertile and well wooded, may be expressed in
nearly the same words as those applied to
Head Lake.



Schooley's Mountain, N. J., is a peak of the
chain which extends across the N. W. part of the
state. It crosses the N. W. part of Morris co.,
has a height of 600 feet above its base, and about
1100 feet above the level of the ocean. A min-
eral spring near its top has rendered it quite cele-
brated, and a turnpike road leading from New
York to Easton crosses it.

Schroon Lake, N. Y., lies in Essex and Warren
counties. It is 10 miles long, from 1 to 2 wide,
and abounds with fish. Deer and other wild
game are found in the forests on its borders.

Schroon River, N. Y. This stream rises in
Essex co., flows S., and unites with the main
branch of the Hudson in Warren co.

Schuyler, Fort, N. Y. See Throg's Point and

Schuyler's Lake, N. Y. See Canaderaga.

Schuylkill River, Pa. The three principal
branches of this river rise in Schuylkill co., and,
flowing S. E., it enters the Delaware 7 miles
below Philadelphia. It is about 140 miles long.
The most important of its tributaries are Tulpe-
hoclcen Creek, from the W., and Perkiomen
Creek, from the E. Vessels of from 300 to 400
tons ascend to the W. wharves of Philadelphia,
where its average depth at common tides is from
13 to 14 feet. By means of canals and pools, it is
navigable 108 miles, from Fairmount Dam, above
Philadelphia, to Port Carbon, in Schuylkill co.
An immense quantity of coal is transported on it.

Sciota River, O., rises in Hardin co., and, flow-
ing through Marion and Delaware into Franklin
co., receives Whetstone or Olentangy River, just
above Columbus, whence it flows nearly S. to its
junction with the Ohio, at Portsmouth, where it
is 150 yards wide. It flows about 160 miles
through a very fertile country, and is navigable
130, to the mouth of Little Sciota River.

Scraggy Neck Island, Barnstable co., Ms. Situ-
ated between Cataumut and Red Brook Har-

Scull Creek, Colleton district, S. C. The E.
and largest branch of Ashepoo River.

ScuWs Creek, Emanuel co., Ga. A small trib-
utary of the Ogeechee River.

Scupernong Creek, Wn; It rises in the S. W.
part of Waukesha co., and flows W. into Jeffer-
son co., where it enters Rock River.

Scultock Point, Me. A small cape situated in
Ion. 67° 58' W., and lat. 44° 18'

Seaconnet Rocks, or Point, R. I. See Little

Sebago Lake, Cumberland co., Me. This beau-
tiful lake receives the waters of Long and several
other ponds, and of Crooked River. It is 12
miles in length, and its greatest width is from
Baldwin to Raymond, a distance of about 7 miles.
Its outlet is Presumpscut River, which empties
into Casco Bay. The Cumberland and Oxford
Canal passes from this lake to Portland.

Sebasticook River, Me., rises on the borders of
Penobscot and Piscataquis counties, flows S. W.
and S. through a part of Somerset co., which it
divides, for a short distance, from Waldo co.;
thence it flows S. W. through a part of Kennebec
co., and enters Kennebec River, opposite Water-
ville. This stream flows 50 miles through a beau-

A Gazetteer of the United States of America by John Hayward.

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