It lies on a cove sheltered by two projecting headlands.
Soon afterwards a small settlement was established in Flying Fish Cove by Mr G.
The village rises steeply above a very narrow cove on the north coast, sheltered, but difficult of access, vessels having to be warped into it by means of hawsers.
The shell fisheries (oysters particularly) are centred in Delaware Bay and at Maurice River Cove, in Cumberland county, but are important also in Cape May, Atlantic, Ocean and Monmouth 1 The following statistics of the products for 1900 and for 1905 are for factory products, those for 1900 differing, therefore, from the statistics which appear in the reports of the census of 1900.
Every cove of the seashore, every point, every island and prominent rock has its guardian spirit.