Notes on the Geography of The Eastern United States: Long Island's North Fork: Photo 1
Orient Point, the northern counterpart of the South Fork's Montauk Point. Plum Island is in the distance; since 1954 it's housed the U.S.D.A.'s Plum Island Animal Disease Center, with strains of foot-and-mouth disease frozen in high-security freezers. (So we're told, at least.) Long Island Sound on the left; Gardiner's Bay on the right. Manhattan is about 120 miles behind the camera.
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