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  • The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports that a woman contacted a state agency and reported seeing the hand at the Moku Auia Seabird Sanctuary, also known as Goat Island.

    Oahu Report Of Severed Hand Turns Out To Be Squid

  • Rapids commence at the upper extremity of Goat Island, which is half a mile in length, and divides the river at the point of precipitation into two unequal parts; the largest is distinguished by the several names of the Horseshoe, Crescent, and British Fall, from its semi-circular form and contiguity to the Canadian shore.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 10, No. 262, July 7, 1827

  • To the east is Yerba-Buena, vulgarly known as Goat Island; and beyond it the Contra Costa, with its Alameda, Oakland, and Fruit Vale; then the

    In the Footprints of the Padres

  • On our way down the bay the wind was so strong, as we approached the Columbus, that we had to take refuge behind Yerba Buena Island, then called Goat Island, where we landed, and I killed a gray seal.

    Memoirs of Gen. William T. Sherman — Complete

  • I was at the Clipper Home in Portsmouth recently, interviewing a man who had worked on Goat Island in the Fifties.

    A Piece of History

  • The main highlight of Malaekahana is Goat Island; it's right off shore.

    Jaunted - The Pop Culture Travel Guide

  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has blasted and excavated, filled and graded; it has added eight acres to Goat Island, between the Bridal Veil and Horseshoe Falls, implanted sensors to detect rocks coming loose and reshaped the Horseshoe's American edge; the Canadian falls is now 400 feet narrower than it used to be.

    An Artifice For America

  • On Bolivar and Goat Island alone, they need to search 80 percent of it again.

    CNN Transcript Oct 4, 2008

  • Across the Intra coastal, searchers are again walking through piles of debris on Goat Island.

    CNN Transcript Oct 4, 2008

  • They will be getting marrried at the Bel Mer on Goat Island in Newport.

    Targol & John

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  • "An island of western New York in the Niagara River dividing Niagara Falls into the American and Canadian falls."

    --The American Heritage Dictionary

    September 11, 2010