Portal:New York/Selected panorama/Archives

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  • Add the image in to a subpage of this portal, such as Portal:New York/Selected picture/#, replacing the "#" with the number above the current highest. For example, if 20 pictures are in roation, you would make the number of the picture you are creating 21.
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  • Update this list accordingly

Panoramic images in rotation[edit]

The Moodna Viaduct, as viewed from Orrs Mills road
Credit: Daniel Case

The Moodna Viaduct is an iron railroad trestle that spans the Moodna Creek and its valley at the north end of Schunemunk Mountain in Salisbury Mills, New York. The bridge was constructed between 1904 and 1908 by the Erie Railroad and was opened for train passage in 1909.

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A panoramic view of Times Square, New York City at night
Credit: Kurian Perayil

Times Square is a major intersection in Manhattan, New York City at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue and stretching from West 42nd to West 47th Streets. The Times Square area consists of the blocks between Sixth and Eighth Avenues from east to west, and West 40th and West 53rd Streets from south to north, making up the western part of the commercial area of Midtown Manhattan.

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The Elting Memorial Library
Credit: Daniel Case

The Elting Memorial Library is the main library for the village and town of New Paltz, New York. It is located at 93 Main Street (also NY 32 and 299) in the village's downtown section. The old stone house that originally served as the library has since been added on to, and much of the library's collection and its main circulation desk are housed in this new wing. It has been on the National Register of Historic Places since 2004.

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Breakneck Ridge, a part of Blue Hill
Credit: Kimba

Bull Hill, also unofficially known as Mount Taurus, is a mountain north of the village of Cold Spring on the Hudson River in Putnam County in the U.S. state of New York. It is part of the river-straddling range known as the Hudson Highlands.

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Niagara Falls, as seen from the Canadian side
Credit: Stefano Bittante

Niagara Falls (French: les Chutes de Niagara) is a set of massive waterfalls located on the Niagara River, straddling the international border separating the Canadian province of Ontario and the U.S. state of New York.

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A view of Manhattan and part of Ellis Island, New York City
Credit: Vlad Butsky

Manhattan is an island borough of New York City, New York, USA, coterminous with New York County. With a 2000 population of 1,537,195 and land area of 22.96 square miles (59.47  km²), thus making it is the most densely populated county in the United States at 66,940 residents per square mile (25,846/km²).

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Central Park, in New York City
Credit: Summ

Central Park is a large public, urban park (843 acres (3.41 km2); a rectangle 2.6 statute miles by 0.5 statute mile, or 4.1 km × 830 m) in the borough of Manhattan in New York City. With about twenty-five million visitors annually, Central Park is the most visited city park in The United States, and its appearance in many movies and television shows has made it famous.

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An inside view of Ellis Island, next to New York City
Credit: Nico.bzh

Ellis Island, at the mouth of the Hudson River in New York Harbor, is the location of what was at one time the main entry facility for immigrants entering the United States; the facility operated from January 1, 1892 until November 12, 1954. It is owned by the Federal government and is now part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument, under the jurisdiction of the US National Park Service. It is situated in New York City and Jersey City, New Jersey.

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Prospect Park, as seen from the top of the Memorial Arch
Credit: Garry R. Osgood

Prospect Park is a 585-acre (2.37 km2)[1] public park in the New York City borough of Brooklyn located between Park Slope, Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, Kensington, Windsor Terrace and Flatbush Avenue, Grand Army Plaza and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and seven blocks northeast of Green-Wood Cemetery.

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View of Albany from Rensselaer County
Credit: UpstateNYer

Albany is the capital of New York and one of the three main cities making up the Capital District. This view is from Rensselaer County and features the Empire State Plaza, the Helderberg Mountains (the northern tip of the Catskill Mountains), and Interstate 90, which passes through the city.

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View of Troy (specifically Lansingburgh) from Oakwood Cemetery
Credit: UpstateNYer

Troy is a city on the east bank of the Hudson River located a few miles north of the capital, Albany. Settled in 1707, Troy was incorporated as a village in 1787, as a town in 1791, and finally as a city in 1816. This photo is of Lansingburgh, an area of North Troy, which was founded as a separate town, but incorporated into the city of Troy in 1900. Troy is known as the "Collar City" for being a manufacturing center for shirts, shirtwaists, collars, and cuffs in the late 1800s. This photo is taken from Oakwood Cemetery, burial place of Sam Wilson, the origin of Uncle Sam.

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View of Valcour Island and Lake Champlain from the Au Sable Marsh Wildlife Management Area in Peru
Credit: Daniel Case

Valcour Island is the fourth-largest in Lake Champlain. During the Revolutionary War, troops of the Continental Army under Benedict Arnold, sailing improvised ships, fought and won an important battle against the British in Valcour Bay, the narrow strait between the island and the mainland. Today it is designated a National Historic Landmark.

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People walking on the frozen Hudson River north of the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge in wintertime
Credit: Daniel Case

The Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge is one of several toll bridges across the Hudson River maintained by the New York State Bridge Authority. It carries New York State Route 199 between Dutchess and Ulster counties.

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