Androscoggin River | May24 | May24

Androscoggin River | May24 |

  Androscoggin River Maine, USA    The Androscoggin River is a river in the U.S. states of Maine and New Hampshire, in northern New England. It is 178 miles (286 km) long and joins the Kennebec River at Merrymeeting Bay in Maine before its water empties into the Gulf of Maine on the Atlantic Ocean.   © Liviu Hrituleac |...

Boathouses | May21 | May21

Boathouses | May21 |

  Boathouses Philadelphia PA, USA   Boathouse Row is a historic site located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on the east bank of the Schuylkill River, just north of the Fairmount Water Works and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. It consists of a row of 15 boathouses housing social and...

Squam Lake | May11 | May11

Squam Lake | May11 |

  Squam Lake as seen from Rattlesnake Mountain, Holderness NH, USA   Squam Lake was originally called Keeseenunknipee, which meant “the goose lake in the highlands”. The white settlers that followed shortened the name to Casumpa, Kusumpy and/or Kesumpe around 1779. In the...

Lost River | May03 | May03

Lost River | May03 |

  Lost River New Hampshire, USA   The Lost River Reservation (also known as the Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves) is a series of caves in the White Mountains in Woodstock, New Hampshire, United States. Located 5 miles (8 km) west of the village of North Woodstock on New Hampshire...

Acadia Shore | Apr23 | Apr23

Acadia Shore | Apr23...

  Acadia National Park Maine, USA   Acadia National Park is a located in the U.S.  state of Maine. It reserves much of Mount Desert Island, and associated smaller islands, off the Atlantic coast. Originally created as Lafayette National Park in 1919, the first National Park East of...

Pinnipeds | Apr10 | Apr10

Pinnipeds | Apr10 |

  Pinniped   Pinnipeds are typically sleek-bodied and barrel-shaped. Their bodies are well adapted to the aquatic habitat where they spend most of their lives. Their limbs consist of short, wide, flat flippers. The smallest pinniped, the Baikal seal, weighs about 70 kg (155 lb) on...

The Lake | Apr04 | Apr04

The Lake | Apr04 |

  The Lake Central Park, NYC   The 20-acre (81,000 m2) Lake unified what Calvert Vaux called the “irregular disconnected featureless conglomeration of ground” was excavated, entirely by hand, from unprepossessing swampy ground transected by drainage ditches and ramshackle...

Water Lily | Apr01 | Apr01

Water Lily | Apr01 |

  Water Lily Nymphaeaceae   Nymphaeaceae is a family of flowering plants. Members of this family are commonly called water lilies and live in freshwater areas in temperate and tropical climates around the world. The family contains eight genera. There are about 70 species of water...

Lower Manhattan | Mar25 | Mar25

Lower Manhattan | Ma...

  Lower Manhattan New York City, USA   Lower Manhattan is the southernmost part of the island of Manhattan, the main island and center of business and government of the City of New York. Lower Manhattan or “downtown” is defined most commonly as the area delineated on the...

Wild Duck | Mar23 | Mar23

Wild Duck | Mar23 |

  Wild Duck Anas platyrhynchos   Ducks are mostly aquatic birds, mostly smaller than the swans and geese, and may be found in both fresh water and sea water. The Mallard, or Wild Duck (Anas platyrhynchos), is a dabbling duck which breeds throughout the temperate and subtropical Americas, Europe, Asia, and North Africa, and has been introduced to New Zealand and Australia. The male birds have a bright green or blue head, while the female’s is light brown.   © Liviu Hrituleac |...

Harbor Boat | Mar21 | Mar21

Harbor Boat | Mar21 ...

  Harbor Boat NYC Police #9 – Detective Luis Lopez   Detective Lopez was a highly decorated eight-year veteran of the Police Department. He was the first city police officer to die in the line of duty in 1993.   © Liviu Hrituleac |...

Winnipesaukee Lake | Mar07 | Mar07

Winnipesaukee Lake |...

  Winnipesaukee Lake Meredith NH, USA   Lake Winnipesaukee has been a tourist destination for more than a century, especially for residents seeking respite from the summer heat of Boston and New York City. The Native American name Winnipesaukee means either “smile of the Great...

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