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Canarsie Pol

Canarsie Pol is an uninhabited island south of Canarsie, Brooklyn in Jamaica Bay, New York City. It is part of Gateway National Recreation Area.[1] Canarsie Pol is an irregular oval of about 300 acres (120 ha) (17,050,000 square feet (1,584,000 m2)). On 1910 maps, the island was originally much smaller; however, when nearby waterways were dredged to expand them for improved navigation, the sand and soil were piled on Canarsie Pol.[2] Near the island are other islands and marshes in the bay. Canarsie Pol has an elevation of 10 feet (3.0 m), and is a popular destination for kayakers embarking from the Canarsie Pier.[3][4]


  1. ^ Other Jamaica Bay Islands Retrieved 2011-08-15.
  2. ^ Satellite view of Canarsie Pol and mainland Canarsie Retrieved 2011-08-15.
  3. ^ Visitor Programs and Events—Jamaica Bay Unit Retrieved 2011-08-15.
  4. ^ Canarsie Pier Retrieved 2011-08-15.

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