15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Snickers Island, debris islands floating in the gowanus Canal

This photo os taken in the Gowns Canal which is one of the most contaminated waterways in the US. Early spring the water appeared pea green and small islands of accumulated debris floated by. This one contains among other things, a snickers wrapper.

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Date Taken: 04.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Brooklyn, New York, United States of America
Copyright: © Nancy Oliveri