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The Cities of New York, Newark and Philadelphia in Northeastern USA

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November 5th, 2009 Category: Rivers

USA - October 6th, 2009

USA - October 6th, 2009

Several large cities appear as grey areas near the major waterways of the states of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania in northeastern United States of America.

The city of New York can be seen just above the center of the image. The island and borough of Manhattan lies between the Hudson River (left) and the East River (right). West of Manhattan and the Hudson is the city of Newark in the neighboring state of New Jersey.

Further south, the city of Philadelphia is visible on the west banks of the Delaware River, which separates part of New Jersey (east) from Pennsylvania (west).

Lakes and Mountains near Eastern USA-Canada Border

May 3rd, 2009 Category: Lakes, Snapshots

Northeastern USA and Southeastern Canada - April 13th, 2009

Northeastern USA and Southeastern Canada - April 13th, 2009

Southeastern Canada remains dusted with snow while the northeastern United States are snow free in this spring image.

Lake Ontario and its nearby Finger Lakes are visible left of the center, while the eastern tip of Lake Huron is visible on the edge of the image.

Moving over to the coast, the hook-shaped Cape Cod area in Massachusetts, USA is visible at the far right. To the south, Long Island is situated just off the coast, with New York City at its western tip.

Between Lake Ontario and Cape Cod, to the North, is Lake Champlain, a natural, freshwater lake located mainly within the states of Vermont and New York, USA, but partially situated across the US-Canada border in the Canadian province of Quebec.

East of Lake Champlain, a white trail runs North to South. This is the snow-capped peaks of the Green Mountains, in Vermont. The range, which is part of the Appalachian Mountains, extends approximately 400 km (250 mi) and has five peaks over 4,000 feet.

Huge Snowfall Over East Coast of USA

March 4th, 2009 Category: Snapshots

Snow over East Coast of USA - March 4th, 2009

Snow over East Coast of USA - March 4th, 2009

Skies over the East Coast of the United States of America have cleared since the huge snow storm that hit the region a few days ago.

Coastal states from Maine (northeast) to Georgia (southeast) received up to 30 centimeters (1 foot) of snow, reported the New York Times, and the storm even hit inland states as far west as Arkansas.

Here, the snowfall is visible as a wide white strip stretching from Maine (top) to Virginia (center), then curving southwestward through Georgia (bottom left) towards Arkansas.

Parts of North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia nearest to the Atlantic are not snow-covered.

Lake Ontario (top left) appears dark blue and free of ice, while Lake Erie, just to its South, has a coat of ice.

To their East, New York City and Long Island stand out in white against the dark blue of the Atlantic Ocean. Offshore, clouds over the ocean form streaked patterns.

Please click here for a previous article on this storm and the Great Lakes.

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