Sawkill (Q7428650)

  • matcher place: Manhattan (way 400014249), New York (relation 175905), Manhattan (relation 2552485), Upper West Side (relation 7218315), Manhattan Community Board 7 (relation 7340021), Manhattan (relation 8186559), Manhattan (relation 8398124)
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  • English Wikipedia categories: Central Park, New Netherland, Rivers of Manhattan, Rivers of New York (state)
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        way(around:1000,40.78498,-73.98266)[natural=water][name];
        rel(around:1000,40.78498,-73.98266)[natural=water][name];
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        node(around:1000,40.78498,-73.98266)[waterway=river][~"^(addr:housenumber|.*name.*)$"~".",i];
        way(around:1000,40.78498,-73.98266)[waterway=river][~"^(addr:housenumber|.*name.*)$"~".",i];
        rel(around:1000,40.78498,-73.98266)[waterway=river][~"^(addr:housenumber|.*name.*)$"~".",i];
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Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Sawkill or Saw-kill (the Dutch place-name for Saw Mill Creek) was the largest hydrological network on Manhattan island prior to the founding of the Dutch colony of New Netherland in 1624. This 44,980-foot-long (13,710 m) stream began "within four blocks of the Hudson River":

Wikidata location: 40.7850, -73.9827 view on OSM or edit on OSM

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body of water (Q15324) natural=water
river (Q4022) waterway=river, type=waterway

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Rivers of Manhattan type=waterway
Rivers of New York (state) type=waterway