Absecon Inlet
geographical name inlet SE New Jersey between barrier islands N of Atlantic City

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  • Absecon Island — The island ends at Absecon Inlet to the north and Great Egg Harbor Inlet to the south. History Absecon s earliest European settlers were English who earned their living clamming and oystering. Land there was bought not for farming but for control …   Wikipedia

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  • USS Absecon — Two ships of the United States Navy have been named Absecon , after Absecon Inlet located north of Atlantic City, New Jersey.*The USS|Absecon|1918, was a single screw, steel hulled freighter built in 1918, which saw less than one month of service …   Wikipedia

  • USS Absecon (1918) — was a freighter in the United States Navy. She was the first vessel to be named for Absecon, a small inlet north of Atlantic City, New Jersey.On 17 June 1918, officers of the 4th Naval District inspected Absecon , a single screw, steel hulled… …   Wikipedia

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  • Barnegat Lighthouse — This article is about the lighthouse. For the municipality, see Barnegat Light, New Jersey. Barnegat Light Location Barnegat Light, New Jersey Year first constructed 1835 Year first lit 1857 (current tower) Automated 1927 Deactivated 1944 2009 …   Wikipedia

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