Mildred Island

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Mildred Island
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USGS aerial imagery of Mildred Island; the only part that remains above water is its levees.
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Mildred Island
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Mildred Island
Geography
Location Northern California
Coordinates 37°59′11″N121°31′23″W / 37.9863117°N 121.5230069°W / 37.9863117; -121.5230069 (Mildred Island) [1] Coordinates: 37°59′11″N121°31′23″W / 37.9863117°N 121.5230069°W / 37.9863117; -121.5230069 (Mildred Island) [1]
Adjacent bodies of water Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta
Administration
StateFlag of California.svg  California
County San Joaquin
An aerial photo of Mildred Island taken from the southwest, with Bacon Island to the left, and Mandeville Island in the background. California Dept of Water Resources scale~2000x0x0x0~dbkdeltami-1517346567-37.jpg
An aerial photo of Mildred Island taken from the southwest, with Bacon Island to the left, and Mandeville Island in the background.

Mildred Island is a submerged island in the San Joaquin River delta, in California. [2] [3] It is part of San Joaquin County. Its coordinates are 37°59′11″N121°31′23″W / 37.9863117°N 121.5230069°W / 37.9863117; -121.5230069 (Mildred Island) [1] . It appears on 1913 and 1952 United States Geological Survey maps of the area. [4] [5]


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References

  1. 1 2 3 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mildred Island
  2. "Delta/Stockton". The Fresno Bee. Fresno, California. 2006-08-30. p. D5.
  3. "Fish Report, Delta/Stockton". The Modesto Bee. Modesto, California. 2019-12-04. p. B5.
  4. Marshall, R.B.; Gerdine, T.G.; Hannegan, Duncan; Lewis, J.L. (1913). "Topography, State of California: Woodward Island Quadrangle". United States Geological Survey. Archived from the original on 5 April 2020. Retrieved 25 February 2021.
  5. United States Geological Survey (1952). "Woodward Island Quadrangle, California" (Map). United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey. 1:24000.