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  • I've included a customized Google map and geo-tagged photos of sites along Spuyten Duyvil Creek (Harlem River Ship Canal), the waterway that  separates the northern portion of the island of Manhattan from the northwestern section of the Bronx.

    Transformation of Spuyten Duyvil Creek and Harlem River Ship Canal

    I've included a customized Google map and geo-tagged photos of sites along Spuyten Duyvil Creek (Harlem River Ship Canal), the waterway that separates the northern portion of the island of Manhattan from the northwestern section of the Bronx.

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  • New York City has a combined sewer system that collects both stormwater and wastewater. When it rains, untreated sewage is released into our waterways. View maps that show locations of combined sewer overflow (CSO) outfalls.

    Mapping New York City’s Sewage System and CSO Outfalls

    New York City has a combined sewer system that collects both stormwater and wastewater. When it rains, untreated sewage is released into our waterways. View maps that show locations of combined sewer overflow (CSO) outfalls.

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  • Maps and images of the container ports, shipping channels and on-going dredging efforts taking place in the Port of NY and NJ. Our port is the third largest in the US and is preparing for the larger, Post-Panamax container ships that will arrive in 2014.

    Container Terminals, Shipping Lanes and Dredging in the Port of NY and NJ

    Maps and images of the container ports, shipping channels and on-going dredging efforts taking place in the Port of NY and NJ. Our port is the third largest in the US and is preparing for the larger, Post-Panamax container ships that will arrive in 2014.

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  • On Live Ship Map, you can view a real-time map of vessel traffic in the New York Port. Access profiles and locations of passenger ships, cargo vessels, tankers and tugs.  And view this marine traffic data within Google Earth and on mobile devices.

    View Map of Real-Time Ship Traffic in the New York Harbor

    On Live Ship Map, you can view a real-time map of vessel traffic in the New York Port. Access profiles and locations of passenger ships, cargo vessels, tankers and tugs. And view this marine traffic data within Google Earth and on mobile devices.

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  • A guide to iPhone maps and apps you can use to navigate, learn about and share your explorations throughout the New York Metropolitan area. Topics covered include GPS, Google Goggles, Foursquare and art tours of the Manhattan waterfront.

    Explore NYC Waterfront with Mobile Maps and Apps

    A guide to iPhone maps and apps you can use to navigate, learn about and share your explorations throughout the New York Metropolitan area. Topics covered include GPS, Google Goggles, Foursquare and art tours of the Manhattan waterfront.

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  • A comprehensive, multimedia guide to recent and on-going oyster restoration projects in the estuaries of New York City and New Jersey. You will find reports, videos, audio interviews, oyster art exhibits, the latest news and more.

    Oyster Restoration in New York City and New Jersey – A Multimedia Guide

    A comprehensive, multimedia guide to recent and on-going oyster restoration projects in the estuaries of New York City and New Jersey. You will find reports, videos, audio interviews, oyster art exhibits, the latest news and more.

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  • I've included additional pictures from my travels in and around New York City on Google Picasa. You'll find galleries for the Conference House, NJ container ports, the Croton Aqueduct in New York State and other sites.

    More Pictures on Google Picasa

    I've included additional pictures from my travels in and around New York City on Google Picasa. You'll find galleries for the Conference House, NJ container ports, the Croton Aqueduct in New York State and other sites.

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  • In August I explored the revitalized Bronx River. I started my bike ride at the southern tip of the river at Soundview Park that overlooks the East River and biked north until I reached the Bronx-Westchester border.

    Biking The Bronx River

    In August I explored the revitalized Bronx River. I started my bike ride at the southern tip of the river at Soundview Park that overlooks the East River and biked north until I reached the Bronx-Westchester border.

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  • Last Saturday I biked around Manhattan. My goal was to stay as close as possible to the waterfront. In this post I include a slideshow of key geographic markers and a geo-tagged map showing the location of each image. In my next post I'll include a map of the path I followed around the island.

    Biking Around Manhattan

    Last Saturday I biked around Manhattan. My goal was to stay as close as possible to the waterfront. In this post I include a slideshow of key geographic markers and a geo-tagged map showing the location of each image. In my next post I'll include a map of the path I followed around the island.

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  • On Saturday I went to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Visitors to this popular attraction on the Hudson River and 46th Street can explore the USS Intrepid aircraft carrier and museum, and enter a Growler Submarine and a British Airways Concorde.

    Visiting the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

    On Saturday I went to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Visitors to this popular attraction on the Hudson River and 46th Street can explore the USS Intrepid aircraft carrier and museum, and enter a Growler Submarine and a British Airways Concorde.

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