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1956 called Napeague Bay

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USGS Topographic map NAPEAGUE BEACH, NY 1:24,000, 1956

This proposal is to change the application of the names Gardiners Bay and Napeague Bay to reflect local

usage. The name Gardiners Bay has long been applied to the body of water in Suffolk County at the east

end of Long Island, generally south of Plum Island, east of Shelter Island, and west of Gardiners Island.

The name Napeague Bay has been applied to the body of water south and southeast of Gardiners Island.


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October 8, 2015 BGN Minutes

Minutes from the 776th United States Board on Geographic Names Meeting held on October 8, 2015