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{{Unreferenced stub|auto=yes|date=December 2009}} '''New York Bay''' is the collective term for the marine areas surrounding the entrance of the [[Hudson River]] into the [[Atlantic Ocean]]. Its two largest components are [[Upper New York Bay]] and [[Lower New York Bay]], which are connected by [[The Narrows]]. The first [[European colonization of the Americas|European]] to discover the area was [[Giovanni da Verrazano]] in 1524. The term [[New York Harbor]] is sometimes taken to be identical to New York Bay. ==See also== * [[New York City]] * [[Geography of New York Harbor]] * [[Geography and environment of New York City]] * [[New France]] {{Coord missing|New York City}}