New York Bay

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New York Bay is the collective term for the marine areas surrounding the river mouth of the Hudson River into the Atlantic Ocean, in New Jersey and New York City.

Geography[edit]

Its two largest components, which are connected by The Narrows, are:

The term New York Harbor usually refers to the Upper New York Bay and Port of New York and New Jersey, but sometimes is taken to be a synonym of New York Bay.

History[edit]

The first European discovery of the area was by Giovanni da Verrazzano in 1524.[1]

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Coordinates: 40°38′N 74°03′W / 40.64°N 74.05°W / 40.64; -74.05