Kill Van Kull


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Kill Van Kull

(kĭl văn kŭl), channel, 4 mi (6.4 km) long and .5 mi (.8 km) wide, connecting Upper New York Bay with Newark Bay, between Bayonne, N.J., and Staten Island, N.Y. It is the main route for ships docking at the busy harbors of Port Elizabeth and Port Newark, N.J. Bayonne Bridge (1931; 1,652 ft/504 m long), the second longest steel-arch bridge in the United States, spans the channel.
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The Newark Bay Complex includes the Lower Passaic River, Newark Bay, the Arthur Kill, the Kill Van Kull, and portions of the Hackensack River.
9 acres along approximately 290 feet of frontage on the Kill Van Kull in Bayonne, NJ.
A luxury yacht tour by Classic Harbor Line of Staten Island's Kill Van Kull and Freshkills Park waterways;
Spanning the Kill Van Kull tidal strait and first opened in1931, the Bayonne Bridge was the longest in the world until 1978.
The exact route through Bayonne has not been decided but an option favored by the company would enter Bayonne from the Kill Van Kull at the Texaco-Chevron site to the west of Bayonne Bridge.
Reporting on an exploration of the Kill Van Kull between modern day Staten Island and Bayonne, Juet wrote: "The lands they told us were as pleasant with Grasse and Flowers, and goodly Trees, as euer they had seene, and very sweet smells came from them.
One day last December, the station received a call from police officers that a person had fallen into the Kill van Kull, a tidal strait separating Staten Island from Bayonne, New Jersey.
Part of this work involves deepening the Kill Van Kull channel, which connects Upper New York Bay with Newark Bay, and serves as the main route for ships docking at the busy New Jersey harbors of Port Newark and Port Elizabeth.
Six oil spills dumped 670,000 gallons of oil and petroleum products into the Arthur Kill and the Kill van Kull, two narrow waterways between Staten Island, New York, and New Jersey.
The study area is comprised of approximately six miles of shoreline along the Kill van Kull and includes the neighborhoods of Mariner's Harbor, Arlington, Port Richmond, Elm Park, West Brighton, Livingston, New Brighton and St.
The Arthur Kill Channel 41-foot navigation project spans the New York/New Jersey Harbor from the confluence of the Kill Van Kull and Newark Bay Channels to the New York Container Terminal in Staten Island and is an important link in the harbor estuary system.