Record ID: 186

Site Name

Block Island

Type

Islands

Description

An island ten miles south of coast of Rhode Island; on latitude of Montauk Point, Long Island. Likely seen by Verrazzano in 1524; named by/for Adriaen Block, Dutch explorer who sailed by it in 1614.

Image Id: 1232 I
Image Id: 1232 I

NOAA Chart#13215 (Image Id: 1233)
NOAA Chart#13215 (Image Id: 1233)