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Queens, New York, United States of America (40.74982 -73.79763)

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Name: Queens topographic map, elevation, relief.
Coordinates: 40.49321 -74.04442 40.81195 -73.70018
Minimum elevation: -3 m
Maximum elevation: 207 m
Average elevation: 15 m


Many of the village street grids of Queens had only worded names, some were numbered according to local numbering schemes, and some had a mix of words and numbers. In the early 1920s, a "Philadelphia Plan" was instituted to overlay one numbered system upon the whole borough. The Topographical Bureau, Borough of Queens, worked out the details. Subway stations were only partly renamed, and some, including those along the IRT Flushing Line (7 and <7>​ trains), now share dual names after the original street names. In 2012, some numbered streets in the Douglaston Hill Historic District were renamed to their original names, with 43rd Avenue becoming Pine Street.

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