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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Hell Gate

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narrow pass in the East River, between the city of New York and Long Island; at one time its hidden shoals and swift narrow current were dangerous to ships, but extensive blasting operations, completed in 1885, have greatly widened and cleared the pass.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Hell Gate'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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