Deer Island (Marin County)

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Deer Island
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Deer Island
Geography
Location Northern California
Coordinates 38°05′52″N122°32′13″W / 38.09778°N 122.53694°W / 38.09778; -122.53694 (Deer Island) [1] Coordinates: 38°05′52″N122°32′13″W / 38.09778°N 122.53694°W / 38.09778; -122.53694 (Deer Island) [1]
Adjacent bodies of water Novato Creek
Highest elevation167 ft (50.9 m) [1]
Administration
United States
StateFlag of California.svg  California
County Marin
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Deer Island in a USGS topographic map from 1954

Deer Island is a former island in Marin County, California, close to (and formerly surrounded by wetlands of) the Novato Creek, upstream of San Pablo Bay (an embayment of San Francisco Bay). It is now the location of Deer Island Preserve. It used to be inhabited by Antonio DeBorba, who diked the nearby wetlands to avoid having to use a boat to get home. The building is still there on the Northeastern part of the island. [2] Deer Island's coordinates are 38°05′52″N122°32′13″W / 38.09778°N 122.53694°W / 38.09778; -122.53694 (Deer Island) [1] , and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 167 ft (51 m) in 1981. [1] It appears in a 1954 USGS map of the region. [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Deer Island
  2. Ungemach, May Rodgers (1989). Novato Township : land grant to World War II (1st ed.). Novato, Calif.: Novato Historical Guild. ISBN   0-9619810-0-8. OCLC   20594154.
  3. United States Geological Survey (1954). "Petaluma Quadrangle, California" (Map). United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey. 1:62500.