The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Goat Island is covered by the Troy North, NY US Topo Map quadrantFree US Topo Map PDF Order Waterproof Printed Topo Map
|Peebles Island State Park||Man-made||0.4 mi|
|Buttermilk Falls||Water||0.5 mi|
|WHAZ-AM (Troy)||Man-made||0.5 mi|
|Niagara-Mohawk Power Corporation Waterford Sub-Station||Man-made||0.6 mi|
|Waterford Wastewater Treatment Plant||Man-made||0.6 mi|
Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is TROY LOCK AND which is approximately 2 miles away and has an elevation of 24 feet (38 feet lower than Goat Island). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.
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This location's average summer high temps are lower than 65% of other locations on record.
This location's average winter low temps are lower than 69% of other locations on record.
This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 55% of other locations on record.