Plane Views Over Washington

Seattle is the biggest city in the Pacific Northwest, and is located on an isthmus between Puget Sound's Elliot Bay and Lake Washington.


Downtown Seattle (A08A1003)
Seattle's downtown sits on Elliot Bay.


Central Seattle (A08A1002)
Viewed from the west, Lake Union is on the north (left), and the floating bridges can be seen that cross Lake Washington, connecting Seattle to Bellevue and Mercer Island.


Connecting Puget Sound to Lake Washington (A08A1000)
Just north of downtown this photo features Discovery Park on Elliot Bay and the series of bays, lakes and canals that connect Lake Washington to Puget Sound, including Salmon Bay (center) and Lake Union (upper right).


Seattle, Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains (D05A0105)
Approaching from the east, this photo shows Seattle and Puget Sound. The Olympic Mountains are in the distance.

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