Newtown Creek and Manhattan Skyline, USA

Newtown Creek and Manhattan Skyline, USA

C012/1665 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 28.7MB

Downloadable file size: 2.1MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: MONICA SCHROEDER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Restrictions:

Caption: Newtown Creek and Manhattan skyline. The creek is an estuary on the border between Brooklyn and Queens. It is also the site of one of the largest oil spills ever recorded in the United States, and is now an EPA Superfund site. Various oil refineries have operated in the area since the 19th century, leaking between 17 and 30 million gallons of oil (more than twice as much as the Exxon-Valdez spill) into the creek over a period of decades.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not available.

Keywords: brooklyn, creek, empire state building, environment, environmental, epa, estuary, greenpoint, lic, long island city, manhattan, new york, newtown, newtown creek, ny, nyc, oil, oil spill, pollution, queens, skyline, spill, superfund site, united states, waterway

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.