Rip Raps

Rip Raps is a small 15 acre artificial at the mouth of the harbor area known as in the independent city of in southeastern in the .

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
, preserved as the National Monument, is a decommissioned military installation in , at , the southern tip of the Virginia Peninsula, United States. is situated 1½ miles north of Rip Raps. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Old Point Comfort Light is a located on the grounds of Fort Monroe in the Virginia portion of the . is situated 1¼ miles north of Rip Raps. Photo: Acroterion, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Historic building
, also known as Building 1, is a historic officer's quarters located at , . is situated 1¼ miles north of Rip Raps. Photo: Amandajollota, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is situated 2½ miles northwest of Rip Raps. Photo: KLOTZPLATE, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

was an incorporated town located in Elizabeth City County on the Virginia Peninsula in eastern . is situated 2½ miles north of Rip Raps. Photo: Kubigula, CC BY-SA 3.0.

was the name of the settlement now known as , in the seventeenth century. is situated 3 miles northwest of Rip Raps.

is a coastal region in the independent city of , in the . is situated 4 miles southeast of Rip Raps.

Rip Raps

36.9845° or 36° 59' 4.2" north
-76.3023° or 76° 18' 8.4" west
Open Location Code
7 feet (2 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 639856097
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Italian: Rip Raps
  • Japanese: リップラップス
  • Rip Raps Island

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