June 1, 2011
Long Island, New York stretches across the scene. The New York City metropolitan complex is at the left; Central Park can be seen as a dark rectangle between the Hudson and East Rivers. Sandy beaches of the Long Island barrier islands mark the boundary between Atlantic Ocean and quiet lagoons and marshes. The frame was exposed with the Electronic Still Camera (ESC).
Topics: Environment, Geography of Long Island, Geography of New York, Physical geography, Outer barrier, Fire Island, New York, New York state parks, Shoal, Lagoon, Long Island, Hudson River, Geography of the United States