Rockaway River

The Rockaway River is a tributary of the , approximately 35 mi long, in northern in the . The upper course of the river flows through a wooded mountainous valley, whereas the lower course flows through the populated New Jersey suburbs and former industrial area west of New York City.

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is a fresh water wetland area in the US state of , forming what might be considered the "second bank" of the between and counties. is situated 3100 feet south of Rockaway River.

, the seventh-largest park in the , , , county-park… is situated 2½ miles southeast of Rockaway River.

is a four-year comprehensive public high school serving students… is situated 2 miles east of Rockaway River.

Caldwell is a borough located in northwestern , , about 16 miles outside of and 6 miles west of Newark. is situated 2½ miles east of Rockaway River.

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is an unincorporated community located within in , , United States.

is a township in far northwestern , , United States. Photo: KForce, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a township in in the state of . Photo: KLOTZ, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Rockaway River

40.8494° or 40° 50' 57.7" north
-74.3301° or 74° 19' 48.5" west
157 feet (48 metres)
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Also Known As

  • Catalan: Rockaway
  • Cebuano: Rockaway River
  • Irish: Abhainn Rockaway
  • Welsh: Afon Rockaway
  • Rachawak
  • Rackoway River
  • Rechawak

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