Coon Island (California)

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Coon Island
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Coon Island
Geography
Location Northern California
Coordinates 38°11′33″N122°19′24″W / 38.19250°N 122.32333°W / 38.19250; -122.32333 (Coon Island) [1] Coordinates: 38°11′33″N122°19′24″W / 38.19250°N 122.32333°W / 38.19250; -122.32333 (Coon Island) [1]
Adjacent bodies of water Napa River
Highest elevation3 ft (0.9 m) [1]
Administration
United States
StateFlag of California.svg  California
County Napa
Coon Island as it appears on a 1951 USGS topographic map. Coon Island, USGS map CA Cuttings Wharf 289711 1949 24000.png
Coon Island as it appears on a 1951 USGS topographic map.
An aerial view, looking toward the west, of the Napa River where it flows into San Pablo Bay through Vallejo. Islands visible include, from bottom of image: Mare, No. 1, Knight, Russ, No. 2, Green, Bull, Edgerly, Coon, Little, and Tubbs. Napa River in Vallejo.jpg
An aerial view, looking toward the west, of the Napa River where it flows into San Pablo Bay through Vallejo. Islands visible include, from bottom of image: Mare, No. 1, Knight, Russ, No. 2, Green, Bull, Edgerly, Coon, Little, and Tubbs.

Coon Island is an island in the Napa River, upstream of San Pablo Bay (an embayment of San Francisco Bay). [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] [17] [18] It is in Napa County, California, and managed as part of the Napa-Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area. [19] [20] Its coordinates are 38°11′33″N122°19′24″W / 38.19250°N 122.32333°W / 38.19250; -122.32333 (Coon Island) [1] , and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 3 ft (0.91 m) in 1981. [1]

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Green Island (California) Island in California

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Island No. 1 Island in California

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Island No. 2 Island in California

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Knight Island (California) Island in California

Knight Island is a mostly-submerged island in the Napa River, upstream of San Pablo Bay. It is in Solano County, California, and managed as part of the Napa-Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area. Its coordinates are 38°08′09″N122°17′58″W, and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 3 ft (0.91 m) in 1981.

Russ Island Island in California

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Tubbs Island Island in California

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