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Subject: size of fire island
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Asked by: shellyw-ga
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Posted: 16 Apr 2003 20:59 PDT
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Question ID: 191564
I need to know the size in Miles of Fire Island, NY
Subject: Re: size of fire island
Answered By: googlenut-ga on 16 Apr 2003 22:13 PDT
Hello shellyw-ga,

Fire Island is 32 miles long and varies from about 1/4 mile to 1/2
mile wide.


The National Synchrotron Light Source
Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York
“Fire Island National Seashore 
32-mile-long seashore, the only federal wilderness in New York, and
the Sunken Forest, a 300-year-old holly forest.”

Long Island Group of the Sierra Club
“Fire Island stretches 32 miles from Robert Moses State Park on the
west to Smith Point Park on the east, featuring the only federally
declared Wilderness Area in New York State.”

Fire Island Year Round Residents Association
“The island is approximately 30 miles in length, with a width that
generally varies between 800 and 2,500 feet.”
(click on “Fire Island”)
“Fire Island
New York island (32 miles long, 1/4 mile wide). It supports a state
park, a county park, the national seashore, many communities, and a 7
mile stretch from Smith Point to Watch Hill that is the only federally
designated wilderness area in New York state.”

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