East Passage from Fort Cove
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East Passage from Fort Cove

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Fort Cove, below Fort Wetherill in Jamestown, RI, has served as a base for marine activities from mine-laying to America's Cup racing.  It is currently the headquarters of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish and Wildlife.  The adjacent East Passage of Narragansett Bay is one of the major shipping channels of New England.  A huge cruise ship is visible in Newport Harbor on the other side of the channel.

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A: West Cove below Fort Wetherill

Par Thomas K Sharpless, à 200 mètres

West Cove at Fort Wetherill in Jamestown, RI, is a popular spot for scuba diving.  On the far side yo...

West Cove below Fort Wetherill

B: Clingstone House

Par Thomas K Sharpless, à 300 mètres

Clingstone House, on a rock near Dumplings Harbor in Jamestown, Rhode Island, has been a lower Narrag...

Clingstone House

C: Castle Hill Light 2

Par Christopher Blake, A 1.9 km

Castle Hill Lighthouse in Newport Rhode Island

Castle Hill Light 2

D: Castle Hill Lighthouse

Par Christopher Blake, A 1.9 km

Castle Hill Lighthouse

Castle Hill Lighthouse

E: Castle Hill Lighthouse

Par Joe Bushee, A 1.9 km

This lighthouse is owned by the US Coast Guard.The grounds are open, but not the tower.  That being s...

Castle Hill Lighthouse

F: Jamestown Harbor from CMS Dock

Par Thomas K Sharpless, A 2.0 km

A dozen rubber dinghies and lots of larger boats tied up at a dock maintained by Conanicut Marine Ser...

Jamestown Harbor from CMS Dock

G: Jamestown Green

Par Christopher Blake, A 2.1 km

Jamestown Rhode Island green.

Jamestown Green

H: Rose Island 1

Par Christopher Blake, A 2.2 km

The following description is from the Rose Island Lighthouse Website: Rose Island Lighthouse is locat...

Rose Island 1

I: Rose Island 2

Par Christopher Blake, A 2.2 km

The following description is from the Rose Island Lighthouse Website: Rose Island Lighthouse is locat...

Rose Island 2

J: Rose Island 3

Par Christopher Blake, A 2.2 km

The following description is from the Rose Island Lighthouse Website: Rose Island Lighthouse is locat...

Rose Island 3

Ce panorama é été pris à Narragansett Bay

Ceci est un aperçu de Narragansett Bay

Narragansett Bay dominates the geography of the tiny state of Rhode Island, extending 25 miles northwards and inland from the Atlantic Ocean right into the heart of its major cities.  It is fed by the watersheds of 3 major rivers: the Blackstone, the Taunton and the Pawtuxet.  Narragansett Bay defines the region's culture, its history, sense of place and quality of life.  The cities of Providence, Newport, Fall River, Warwick and Newport all owe their start to the bay and the opportunities it provided for water power, commercial growth and transportation. 

Once badly polluted, the Narragansett Bay has made a tremendous comeback in the last 3 decades as communities all around the bay have revitalized their connection to the bay and taken steps to curb human impact.  Aerial Vr plans a series of panoramas intended to capture the area's unique natural beauty, both from its surface and from the air as well as the vitality and uniqueness of its communities.

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