Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Longest Span

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U.S. Postal Commemorative, Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

St. Louis, Missouri

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, connecting Brooklyn and Staten Island, is named after Giovanni da Verrazano, a European explorer who sailed into the area in 1524.  Two towers each 693 feet tall, stand 4,260 feet apart; the bridge’s total length is 13,700 feet.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Verrazano-Narrows_Bridge

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Image courtesy of Holly Chorba, GVCC.  This photo was taken from the Beacon Hill Country Club near Spring Lake, New Jersey in August 2013.  We were waiting for the wedding reception of my God Son to begin, and enjoying seeing New York City from afar.