Because they are surrounded by water.
is it legal to leave portable basketball hoops in the street when not in use in staten island n.y. and what can be done to stop it
Long Island, Staten Island, and Manhattan
Staten Island, Long Island
The major islands are Long Island, Staten island, and Manhattan Island.
Staten Island is one island, as the name implies; it's one of the five boroughs that make up New York City.
Staten Island has four representatives in the New York State Assembly: Nicole Malliotakis, Matthew Titone, Louis Tabacco and Michael Cusick.
There are two small islands between Staten Island and Brooklyn - Hoffman Island and Swinburne Island. They were used as quarantine stations for immigrants in the early 1900s, and they were used by the military during WWII. Now both islands are uninhabited and off limits to the public.
Manhattan Island, Staten Island, and Long Island. New York City's five boroughs are located on three different islands as well as the mainland United States. Manhattan and Staten Island are each islands, Brooklyn and Queens occupy the western end of Long Island, and the Bronx is the only borough that is attached to the mainland.
the tree major islands of new York city are long island Staten island and Manhattan you guys are so dumb if you don't know this
however many are in Hawaii ( i think 8) staten island, the Alaskan ones and if you count Puerto Rico