Download PDF by Wayne Wheelwright: 50 Quick Facts About New York

By Wayne Wheelwright

New York is among the so much densely populated Staes in all of the US and is domestic to long island urban that's one of many worlds so much visited vacationer locations and residential to sights equivalent to the Empire kingdom construction, occasions sq. and the Statue of Liberty among others. within this publication you can find a number of evidence and minutiae in regards to the nation, it really is historical past, geography and different fascinating proof.

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New York City’s large population and urbanization has led to it becoming an urban heat island which means the temperature there is generally a little warmer than it’s surrounding area. Long Island reaches northeast into the Atlantic Ocean. S. state or territory and is the 17th most populous island in the world and is ahead of Ireland and Jamaica on that list. The island extends 118 miles and is 23 miles at it’s widest north to south point which makes it the 11th largest island in the United States and the 148th largest island in the world.

The Statue of Liberty stands on Liberty Island in the middle of New York Harbor in Manhattan. The state was a gift to the United States from France and was dedicated on October 28th, 1886. The state is of Libertas, the Roman goddess of freedom and she carries a torch and a tablet which has the date of the American Declaration of Independence inscribed upon it. The Statue of Liberty stands just over 151 feet tall and attracts over 3 million visitors annually. The Rockefeller Center is a collection of 19 commercial buildings that covers an area of 22 acres.

The team moved about a bit playing in various arenas in Long Island under the name the New York Nets, then moving to New Jersey as the New Jersey Nets and then after 35 seasons moving to New York in 2012 to play their home games at the Barclays Center as the Brooklyn Nets. The Nets have retired the numbers 3,4,5,23,25,32 and 52 for the players Dražen Petrović, Wendell Ladner, Jason Kidd, John Williamson, Bill Melcionni, Julius Erving and Buck Williams. The Nets franchise has won 2 ABA Championships, 2 Conference titles and 5 Division titles, one of those coming in the ABA.

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