The Geography of Long Island

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by TyRodgers
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Subject:
Geography
Grade:
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The Geography of Long Island

By:Tyler Rodgers& Ethan Pearson

1. Long Island had many potato and sod farms.2. Both Queens and Brooklyn are both located on Long Island.3. Long Island's Gold Coast served as the backdrop for the novel,The Great Gatsby.

Long Island is118 miles long&23 miles wide.

1. The Long Island State Park Commission spanned the island with parkways and state parks. Jones beach was the most famous.2. Long Island became New York City's retreat with millions of people going to and from the city to the new state parks. In the 1960s, the Long Island Expressway was developed to handle the traffic.

The Size of Long Island

Geography of Long Island, New York in the 1960s

1. Some rocks in Long Island , New York are over one million years old.2. Hurrican Donna hit Long Island in 1960.3. The populationof Long Island, New York was 126,221 in 1960.

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