Three and One-half Fathom Ledge in Massachusetts, is a small barren rock in Massachusetts Bay, located within the city limits of Boston, USA. The rock is northeast of Martin Ledge and far east of the Roaring Bulls.
Massachusetts, officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. It borders on the Atlantic Ocean to the east, the states of Connecticut and Rhode Island to the south, New Hampshire and Vermont to the north, and New York to the west. The state is named after the Massachusett tribe, which once inhabited the east side of the area, and is one of the original thirteen states. The capital of Massachusetts is Boston, which is also the most populous city in New England. Over 80% of Massachusetts's population lives in the Greater Boston metropolitan area, a region influential upon American history, academia, and industry. Originally dependent on agriculture, fishing and trade, Massachusetts was transformed into a manufacturing center during the Industrial Revolution. During the 20th century, Massachusetts's economy shifted from manufacturing to services. Modern Massachusetts is a global leader in biotechnology, engineering, higher education, finance, and maritime trade.
Massachusetts Bay is a bay on the Atlantic Ocean that forms part of the central coastline of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position; alternatively, a geographic position may be expressed in a combined three-dimensional Cartesian vector. A common choice of coordinates is latitude, longitude and elevation. To specify a location on a plane requires a map projection.
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Green Island, also known as North Brewster Island, is a rocky outer island in the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, to the north of Calf Island and Hypocrite Channel. The island has a permanent size of 2.5 acres (10,000 m2), plus an intertidal zone of a further 15 acres (61,000 m2), and is exposed from the east and northeast with little soil or plant life. The island is named after Joseph Green, a well-known merchant, who owned the island during Colonial times.
Abiels Ledge is a small barren rock located in Buzzards Bay, within Massachusetts. The rock is just off the southeast coast of Stony Point Dike, near Hog Island Channel and within the town limits of Wareham. This is a good place to catch stripers when they are running.
Aldridge Ledge is a small barren rock located in the South Channel, within the city limits of Boston, Massachusetts. The rock is southwest of Devils Back and Half Tide Rocks, west of Little Calf Island and Hypocrite Channel, and northwest of Calf Island.
South Channel is a small channel in the United States located in Massachusetts Bay near Boston, Massachusetts. It runs alongside Devils Back and Aldridge Ledge from northeast of Ram Head to the western coast of Commissioners Ledge.
Devils Back in Massachusetts, USA, is a very small and barren rock in the Atlantic Ocean located within the city limits of Boston. The rock is northeast of Aldridge Ledge, southwest of Commissioners Ledge, northwest of Half Tide Rocks, west of Green Island, and just east of the South Channel.
Commissioners Ledge is a small barren rock in Massachusetts Bay, located within the city limits of Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The rock is west of Maffitt Ledge, northwest of Green Island, north of Half Tide Rocks, and northeast of Devils Back. Also, it borders the northeast boundary of the South Channel.
The Graves is an aggregation of rock outcroppings in Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States. Situated some 11 miles (18 km) offshore of downtown Boston, it is the outermost island in the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area. It is the location of The Graves Light, at 113 feet (34 m) tall the tallest lighthouse in Boston Harbor, and an important navigation aid for traffic to and from the port. The island has a permanent size of 1.8 acres, and rises to a height of 15 feet (4.6 m) above sea level; there is only aquatic vegetation on the island. The island is privately owned and the beacon and foghorn are managed by the Coast Guard, and is not open to the public.
Martin Ledge is small barren rocks that barely stick out of the waters of Massachusetts Bay, within the city limits of Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The rocks are east of Tewksbury Rock and Outer Brewster Island and southwest of Three and One-half Fathom Ledge.
Tewksbury Rock is a small, subsurface rock pinnacle located in Massachusetts Bay, within the city limits of Boston. The rock is northeast of Outer Brewster Island, west of Martin Ledge, south east of Green Island and far north of Boston Ledge. It is 15 feet (4.6 m) to 18 feet (5.5 m) below the surface of the water, but more than 45 feet (14 m) above the hard gravel floor of the bay.
Boston Ledge is a small barren rock in Massachusetts Bay, within the limits of the Town of Hull. The rock is far south of Tewksbury Rock and far northeast of Shag Rocks.
Babson Ledge is a small barren rock within the edge of the Western Harbor and Gloucester Harbor in Gloucester, Massachusetts. The rock is situated south of the Fort Point, Pavilion Beach, Blynman Canal, Route 127, and west of Rocky Neck.
Barrel Rock is a small barren rock within the edge of Cohasset Harbor in Cohasset, Massachusetts, USA. The rock is north of Sutton Rocks, northwest of Quarry Point, south of Chittenden Rock, and east of Brush Island. It is located at
Bass Ledge is a small barren rock in Nantucket Sound, between Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket in Massachusetts, USA. The island is east of Martha's Vineyard and west of Muskeget Island and Nantucket. It is part of Nantucket County.
Outer Brewster Island, also known as Outward Island, is one of the outer islands in the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area and is situated some 10 miles offshore of downtown Boston. The island has a permanent size of 20 acres, and consists of exposed bedrock covered by fertile soil bounded by a rocky shore with steep cliffs. It provides a nesting habitat for coastal water birds, including cormorants, gulls, common eider ducks, glossy ibis and American oystercatchers. The birds are aggressive during their nesting season and access by humans, which is by private boat only, is discouraged during this period.
Middle Brewster Island is a rugged outer island in the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, located 9 miles (14 km) offshore from downtown Boston. The island has a permanent size of 13 acres (53,000 m2), reaches a height of 52 feet (16 m) above sea level, and is bounded by sharp cliffs and sunken crags. It has only sparse vegetation and serves primarily as a nesting site for gulls and cormorants. The birds are aggressive during their nesting season and access by humans is discouraged during this period. Access is difficult due to the lack of beaches and inlets, and is only accessible by private boat.
Chapel Brook of Franklin County, Massachusetts is a tributary of the South River and the name of a 173-acre (70 ha) open space preserve located along the brook. The brook, est. 3.79 mi (6 km) long, is located in southeast Ashfield and southwest Conway. It drains into Poland Brook, thence into the South River, the Deerfield River, the Connecticut River, and Long Island Sound. The Chapel Brook reservation, managed by the non-profit conservation organization The Trustees of Reservations, is located in Ashfield and contains Chapel Falls, a series of three waterfalls on Chapel Brook, measuring 10 feet, 15 feet and 20 feet high; and Pony Mountain est. 1,400 feet, a 100-foot (30 m) open granite cliff face and popular recreational rock climbing site.
Massaemett Mountain is a mountain in Shelburne, Massachusetts, USA. It is located east of the village of Shelburne Falls.
The High Ledges is a wildlife sanctuary located in Shelburne, Massachusetts. The 587-acre (2.38 km2) property, located on the northern portion of Massaemett Mountain, is owned by Massachusetts Audubon Society.
Minot's Ledge, also known as the Cohasset Rocks, is a reef off the harbor of Cohasset, Massachusetts, 15 miles southeast of Boston, Massachusetts. It is the site of the Minot's Ledge Light, completed in 1860 and considered one of the most significant American engineering achievements of the 19th century. It was constructed by installing pins through tons of granite blocks into the rocks beneath to form the 40-foot base of the tower. The lighthouse is still operating. It is located within the Town of Scituate, in Plymouth County.
Cove Ledge is a small barren island located at the entrance of Magnolia Harbor in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts.