Jakes Island

Last updated
Jakes Island
NASA Worldwind, USGS imagery map, Jakes Island, California.png
USGS aerial imagery of Jakes Island
Location Map San Francisco Bay Area.png
Red pog.svg
Jakes Island
USA California location map.svg
Red pog.svg
Jakes Island
Usa edcp location map.svg
Red pog.svg
Jakes Island
Geography
Location Northern California
Coordinates 38°00′47″N122°29′20″W / 38.01306°N 122.48889°W / 38.01306; -122.48889 (Jakes Island) [1] Coordinates: 38°00′47″N122°29′20″W / 38.01306°N 122.48889°W / 38.01306; -122.48889 (Jakes Island) [1]
Adjacent bodies of water San Francisco Bay
Highest elevation52 ft (15.8 m) [1]
Administration
United States
StateFlag of California.svg  California
County Marin

Jakes Island is an island in San Francisco Bay. It is in Marin County, California. Its coordinates are 38°00′47″N122°29′20″W / 38.01306°N 122.48889°W / 38.01306; -122.48889 (Jakes Island) [1] , and the United States Geological Survey gave its elevation as 52 ft (16 m) in 1999. [1] It appears on a 2015 United States Geological Survey map of the area. [2] Egrets can be seen there. [3]

Related Research Articles

Hog Island (Petaluma River) Island in the Petaluma River in Sonoma County, California

Hog Island is an island in the wetlands of the Petaluma River in Sonoma County, California, located at 38°09′33″N122°32′18″W near the Marin County line. San Antonio Creek enters the river just west of this island. It is mentioned in a newspaper article from 1914.

Joice Island Island in California

Joice Island is a small island in Grizzly Bay in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. It is part of Solano County, and partially administered by Reclamation District 2141. It is bordered on the east by Montezuma Slough, on the south by Morrow Island, on the west by Suisun Slough, and on the north by Cutoff Slough. Its coordinates are 38°09′00″N122°03′34″W. An unlabeled island, in the same approximate location as the southernmost part of Joice Island, is shown on an 1850 survey map of the San Francisco Bay area made by Cadwalader Ringgold and an 1854 map of the area by Henry Lange. It is labeled, along with Deadman Island, Grizzly Island, Simmons Island, Ryer Island and Roe Island, on a 1902 USGS map of the area.

Burdell Island Island in California

Burdell Island is a former island in the Petaluma River, upstream of San Pablo Bay. While it was previously surrounded by water and swampland, it is now surrounded mostly by dry land. It is part of Marin County, California. Its coordinates are 38°09′22″N122°33′17″W, and the United States Geological Survey gave its elevation as 52 ft (16 m) in 1981.It appears in a 1954 USGS map of the region.

Day Island (California) Island in California

Day Island is an island at the mouth of the Petaluma River in San Pablo Bay. It is part of Marin County, California. Its coordinates are 38°06′13″N122°29′26″W, and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 105 ft (32 m) in 1981. It appears on a 1951 USGS map of the area.

Deer Island (Marin County) Island in California

Deer Island is a former island in Marin County, California, close to the Novato Creek, upstream of San Pablo 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. Deer Island's coordinates are 38°05′52″N122°32′13″W, and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 167 ft (51 m) in 1981. It appears in a 1954 USGS map of the region.

Neils Island Island in California

Neils Island is a former island in Sonoma County, California, close to the Petaluma River, upstream of San Pablo Bay. Its coordinates are 38°11′27″N122°34′41″W, and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 82 ft (25 m) in 1981. It appears in a 1954 USGS map of the region.

Bull Island (California) Island in California

Bull Island is an island in the Napa River, upstream of San Pablo Bay. It is in Napa County, California, and managed as part of Fagan March Ecological Reserve, directly adjacent to the Napa-Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area. Its coordinates are 38°13′20″N122°18′24″W, and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 3 ft (0.91 m) in 1981.

Little Island (Napa County) Island in California

Little Island is a partially submerged marsh island in the Napa Slough, branching off from the Napa River upstream of San Pablo Bay. It is almost entirely in Napa County, California, although part of its southern tip is in Solano County; it is managed as part of the Napa-Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area. Its coordinates are 38°10′48″N122°21′05″W, and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 3 ft (0.91 m) in 1981.

Coon Island (California) Island in California

Coon Island is an island in the Napa River, upstream of San Pablo Bay. It is in Napa County, California, and managed as part of the Napa-Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area. Its coordinates are 38°11′33″N122°19′24″W, and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 3 ft (0.91 m) in 1981.

Edgerly Island Island in California

Edgerly Island is an island in the Napa River, upstream of San Pablo Bay. It is in Napa County, California, and managed as part of the Napa-Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area. Its coordinates are 38°12′12″N122°18′52″W, and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 3 ft (0.91 m) in 1981.

Green Island (California) Island in California

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

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.

Brewer Island Island in California

Brewer Island is an island in the San Francisco Bay, on which Foster City was built. It is in San Mateo County, California. Its coordinates are 37°33′25″N122°15′50″W, and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 7 ft (2.1 m) in 1981. It appears in USGS maps dating to 1892, but is first labeled "Brewer Island" in a 1939 map.

Bird Island (San Mateo County, California) Island in California

Bird Island is an island in San Francisco Bay. It is in San Mateo County, California. Its coordinates are 37°33′04″N122°14′13″W, and the United States Geological Survey gave its elevation as 7 ft (2.1 m) in 1998. It appears on a 2012 USGS map of the area.

Corinthian Island Island in California

Corinthian Island is a former island in the San Francisco Bay, that was later attached to the mainland. It is in Marin County, California, by the Tiburon Peninsula. Its coordinates are 37°52′22″N122°27′32″W, and the United States Geological Survey gave its elevation as 72 ft (22 m) in 1981. It appears on a 1950 USGS map of the area.

Simms Island Island in California

Simms Island is a former marsh island in San Francisco Bay. It is in Marin County, California; Its coordinates are 37°57′33″N122°30′18″W, and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) gave its elevation as 13 ft (4.0 m) in 1981. It appears as an island on a USGS map in 1897; it is labeled in a 1954 map, but fully connected to the mainland.

References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Jakes Island
  2. United States Geological Survey (2015). "Petaluma Point Quadrangle, California" (Map). United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey. 1:24000.
  3. "Egret watching". The San Francisco Examiner. San Francisco, California. 1995-09-01. p. 66.