Brewer Island

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Brewer Island
Geography
Location Northern California
Coordinates 37°33′25″N122°15′50″W / 37.55694°N 122.26389°W / 37.55694; -122.26389 (Brewer Island) [1] Coordinates: 37°33′25″N122°15′50″W / 37.55694°N 122.26389°W / 37.55694; -122.26389 (Brewer Island) [1]
Adjacent bodies of water San Francisco Bay
Highest elevation7 ft (2.1 m) [1]
Administration
United States
StateFlag of California.svg  California
County San Mateo

Brewer Island is an island in the San Francisco Bay. [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] Foster City was built on it. [17] [18] [19] [20] [21] [22] [23] [24] [25] [26] [27] [28] [29] It is in San Mateo County, California. Its coordinates are 37°33′25″N122°15′50″W / 37.55694°N 122.26389°W / 37.55694; -122.26389 (Brewer Island) [1] , and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 7 ft (2.1 m) in 1981. [1] It appears in USGS maps dating to 1892 (the earliest available for the area), but is first labeled "Brewer Island" in a 1939 map. [30] [31]

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References

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  10. "Central County Airport, Plan; 2 Sites Offered, Brewer Island, San Carlos Suggested". The Times. San Mateo, California. 1953-10-21. p. 1.
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