What is the name of the waterway between Staten Island NY and New Jersey?
There are actually two waterways.
Arthur Kill and Kill Van Kull
The waterway that Richmond Terrace runs parallel to is called Kill Van Kull. Kill Van Kull separates Staten Island from Bayonne, New Jersey, and is transversed by the Bayonne Bridge. The other waterway that separates New Jersey from Staten Island (somewhat perpendicular to Kill Van Kull) is called Arthur Kill.
The major statue everyone seems to associate with Staten Island is the Statue of Liberty, which is located in the waters between Staten Island, New Jersey and Manhattan. You can see the Statue of Liberty fairly close from a trip on the Staten Island Ferry. Other than that, there are no major famous statues of note on Staten Island.
Staten Island is really an island, so to get there you need to take one of the four bridges or a ferry. There are no tunnels or underground subways that get to Staten Island. The four bridges are: The Outerbridge (to New Jersey, exit 10 on the NJ Turnpike). The Goethals (to New Jersey, exit 13 on the NJ Turnpike). The Bayonne (to New Jersey, Bayonne area). The Verrazano (to Brooklyn, leading into the Belt…
No, but you can go through Staten Island. You'd take the Bayonne Bridge from Bayonne, New Jersey, into Staten Island. You'll come off the bridge onto the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Expressway. Follow that until the road splits. Take a left onto the Staten Island Expressway. Follow the Staten Island Expressway to the Verrazano Bridge into Brooklyn.
Less than half a mile. They share two water borders. Bayonne, New Jersey is directly across a tidal strait of New York Bay, known as Kill Van Kull, from the northwest side of Staten Island. The Bayonne Bridge transverses Kill Van Kull and connects Bayonne to Staten Island. The distance across Kill Van Kull is less than half a mile. Perth Amboy, Sewaren, Carteret, Port Reading, Linden and Elizabeth, New Jersey are directly across a…
Staten Island is part of New York City. It's one of the five boroughs of New York City: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island. Assuming you were asking for the distance between the borough of Staten Island and the borough of Manhattan, it's about 5 miles (8 km) from the tip of Lower Manhattan to Staten Island.
Bodies of water in and around New York City are: Lower New York Harbor (from the Atlantic Ocean) The Arthurkill Tidal Straight, separating Staten Island from New Jersey Great Kills Harbor, Staten Island Ohrbak Lake, Staten Island Silver Lake, Staten Island Grasmere Lake, Staten Island Brooks Lake, Staten Island Richmond Lake, Staten Island Clove Lake, Staten Island The Kill Van Kull Tidal Straight, between Staten Island and New Jersey Upper New York Bay East Pond…
They share a water border, so, technically, the driving time is about 2 minutes. A tidal strait known as Kill Van Kull separates Bayonne, New Jersey from the northwest side of Staten Island. Kill Van Kull is transversed by the Bayonne Bridge. On Staten Island's western side, it is separated from New Jersey by another tidal strait, known as Arthur Kill.
You can take the George Washington Bridge. The GWB connects New Jersey to Upper Manhattan. It traverses the Hudson River at Fort Lee, New Jersey, and around 181st Street in Manhattan. You can also take a detour through Staten Island and Brooklyn. The Bayonne Bridge connects New Jersey to Staten Island, and the Verrazano Bridge connects Staten Island to Brooklyn. Then you would take the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel into Manhattan.