Little Island (Napa County)

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Little Island
Geography
Location Northern California
Coordinates 38°10′48″N122°21′05″W / 38.18000°N 122.35139°W / 38.18000; -122.35139 (Little Island) [1] Coordinates: 38°10′48″N122°21′05″W / 38.18000°N 122.35139°W / 38.18000; -122.35139 (Little 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 and Solano
Little Island as it appears on a 1951 USGS topographic map. Little Island, USGS map CA Cuttings Wharf 289711 1949 24000.jpg
Little 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.

Little Island is a partially submerged marsh island in the Napa Slough, branching off from the Napa River upstream of San Pablo Bay (an embayment of San Francisco Bay). [2] [3] [4] [5] 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. [6] [7] Its coordinates are 38°10′48″N122°21′05″W / 38.18000°N 122.35139°W / 38.18000; -122.35139 (Little Island) [1] , and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 3 ft (0.91 m) in 1981. [1]

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Coon Island (California) Island in California

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Edgerly Island Island in California

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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.

References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Little Island
  2. "Daily Real Estate Transcript". The Napa Valley Register. Napa, California. 1952-05-29. p. 11.
  3. "Local Notes". The St. Helena Star. St. Helena, California. 1946-11-15. p. 6.
  4. "Napa, Solano Land Is Sold For $185,000". The Sacramento Bee. Sacramento, California. 1948-07-01. p. 11.
  5. "Napa Marshes Added To Fourteen Waterfowl Areas, Opens Oct. 16". The Napa Valley Register. Napa, California. 1953-09-29. p. 6.
  6. "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.
  7. URS Corporation (May 2019). "Napa-Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area Land Management Plan". California Department of Fish and Game. Retrieved 26 February 2021.