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Staten Island Ferry

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Staten Island Ferry

Boat named Spirit of America passes the Statue of Liberty

Wikipedia user InSapphoWeTrust, May 2012

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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Description 

Busy ferry service carries 70,000 passengers daily between the Manhattan and Staten Island boroughs of New York City. It does not carry vehicles. It is free, and provides panoramic views of New York City and the Statue of Liberty.

Facts 

Overview
Ferry across New York Harbor on pedestrian route
Location
New York, Richmond County, New York
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Future prospects
More/larger boats may be added to increase capacity.
History
Service started 1817
Design
Ferry crossing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.64348, -74.07251   (decimal degrees)
40°38'37" N, 74°04'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/578422/4499594 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jersey City
Inventory number
BH 72745 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 14, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • July 7, 2016: Added by Roger Deschner

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