Green Island (California)

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Green Island
Geography
Location Northern California
Coordinates 38°12′09″N122°18′16″W / 38.20250°N 122.30444°W / 38.20250; -122.30444 (Green Island) [1] Coordinates: 38°12′09″N122°18′16″W / 38.20250°N 122.30444°W / 38.20250; -122.30444 (Green Island) [1]
Adjacent bodies of water Napa River
Highest elevation23 ft (7 m) [1]
Administration
United States
StateFlag of California.svg  California
County Napa
Green Island as it appears on a 1951 USGS topographic map. Green Island, USGS map CA Cuttings Wharf 289711 1949 24000.png
Green 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.

Green Island is an island in the Napa River, upstream of San Pablo Bay (an embayment of San Francisco Bay). It is in Napa County, California, and managed as part of the Napa-Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area. [2] [3] Its coordinates are 38°12′09″N122°18′16″W / 38.20250°N 122.30444°W / 38.20250; -122.30444 (Green Island) [1] , and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 23 ft (7.0 m) in 1981. [1] It, long with Island No. 1, Island No. 2 and Tubbs Island, are labeled on a 1902 USGS map of the area. [4]

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Edgerly Island Island in California

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Island No. 1 Island in California

Island No. 1 is a partially submerged island in the Napa River, upstream of San Pablo Bay. It is in Napa and Solano County, California, and parts of it are managed as part of the Napa-Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area. Its coordinates are 38°08′35″N122°20′40″W, and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 3 ft (0.91 m) in 1981. It, along with Island No. 2, Green Island and Tubbs Island, are labeled on a 1902 USGS map of the area.

Island No. 2 Island in California

Island No. 2 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°09′46″N122°19′56″W, and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 3 ft (0.91 m) in 1981. It, along with Island No. 1, Green Island and Tubbs Island, are labeled on a 1902 USGS map of the area.

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

Russ Island is a mostly-submerged island in the Napa River, upstream of San Pablo Bay. Its north end is in Napa County and its south end is in Solano County, California; it is managed as part of the Napa-Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area. Its coordinates are 38°10′13″N122°18′44″W, and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 3 ft (0.91 m) in 1981.

Tubbs Island Island in California

Tubbs Island is an island in San Pablo Bay. It is in Sonoma County, California, and parts of it are managed as part of the Napa-Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area. Its coordinates are 38°08′59″N122°25′27″W, and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 0 ft (0 m) in 1981. It, long with Island No. 1, Island No. 2 and Green Island, are labeled on a 1902 USGS map of the area.

References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Green Island
  2. "Directional Map Napa-Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area". California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region. May 2019. Archived from the original on 23 April 2020. Retrieved 26 February 2021.
  3. URS Corporation (May 2019). "Napa-Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area Land Management Plan". California Department of Fish and Game. Retrieved 26 February 2021.
  4. Goode, R.U.; Fletcher, L.C. (1902), Topography, State of California: Woodward Island Quadrangle, United States Geological Survey