Montauk Point


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Montauk Point

(mŏn`tôk'), eastern extremity of the south peninsula of Long Island, SE N.Y. Approximately 115 mi (190 km) E of Manhattan, it is the easternmost point of the state. It has been the site of a lighthouse since 1795. The area is included in Montauk Point State Park.
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Average annual bottom water temperatures in the period 1930-2002 followed a latitudinal trend with the lowest (8.68[degrees]C) observed at Montauk Point and the highest (12.27[degrees]C) observed at Chesapeake (Table 4).
Verizon said the new Suffolk County cell sites improve network coverage and capacity in Smithtown, along Plymouth Boulevard from Sunken Meadow Parkway to Jericho Turnpike; in East Setauket, along State Route 25A from Main Street to Cedar Street; Montauk, along State Route 27/County Route 80 near Montauk Point State Park; and Northport, along State Route 25A from County Route 10 to Makamah Road.
At the moment, Smith, who lives in New York City, is out at Montauk Point, a seaside town on Long Island's northeastern shore and a once-favorite retreat of Whitman's, a major literary influence.
"It was so empowering to say that prejudice and bias against any kid is just not acceptable any longer," Thierfelder said after completing his "Journey for Safe Spaces" from Valley Stream to Montauk Point, which raised $7,000 for the center.
Taken as a whole, Long Island has incredible potential wind resources along its south shore extending past Montauk Point. According to one study, a string of wind farms in that region could produce 5,200 megawatts of power, or enough to meet 77 percent of Long Island's ever-expanding needs.
Carney, a Long Island bartender and rugby player, began his race on August 17th from Montauk Point, NY and is expected to arrive in San Diego, CA sometime in the first week of October.
The team has responsibility for areas within the police district, as well as for the remaining eastern town-ships stretching to Montauk Point on the south fork of Long Island and Orient Point on the north fork.
Yesterday afternoon helicopter search teams and boats were still trying to track down the beacon off the coast of Montauk Point, on the eastern tip of New York's Long Island.
On July 25 at Montauk Point, rower Rick Shalvoy launched his 19-foot surfboat -- donated by Genovese -- for the 250-mile trip.
After the Revolutionary War, the new federal government was especially concerned about approaches to New York, already a center for trade, and chose to erect its first lighthouse in 1797 at Montauk Point, Long Island.
Schumer today announced that he secured nearly $730 million in federal funding for the construction of Sandy-related Army Corps projects, including vital storm protection projects in Long Islands Fire Island to Montauk Point plan (FIMP), the Rockaway and Jamaica Bay Reformulation and Staten Islands South Shore Sea Wall.
Some of the best locations on Long Island for observing wintering waterfowl are Montauk Point, Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Cold Spring Harbor State Park, Fire Island National Seashore, a number of North Fork locations, and Great Peconic Bay.