Oyster Creek (New Jersey)

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Oyster Creek is a 10.4-mile-long (16.7 km)[1] tributary of Barnegat Bay in southeastern New Jersey in the United States.[2]

The creek is located approximately 2 miles (3 km) south of Forked River in southern Ocean County.[2]

The Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station is located on an 800-acre (3.2 km2) site at Forked River.[2] It opened in 1969 and was closed down on September 17, 2018.

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed April 1, 2011
  2. ^ a b c Gertler, Edward. Garden State Canoeing, Seneca Press, 2002. ISBN 0-9605908-8-9

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