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New York City on Long Island, USA

40.7N 73.1W

May 23rd, 2011 Category: Snapshots

USA - May 1st, 2011

The cities of Boston (northwest of the Cape Cod Peninsula at the right), Providence (west of the peninsula), and New York (on Long Island, in the bottom left corner) can all be viewed in this image of northeastern USA.

Long Island is both the longest and the largest island in the contiguous United States, extending extends 118 miles (190 km) eastward from New York Harbor to Montauk Point. It has a maximum north-to-south expanse of 23 miles (37 km) between the northern Long Island Sound coast and the southern Atlantic coast.

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