Neils Island

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Neils Island
Geography
Location Northern California
Coordinates 38°11′27″N122°34′41″W / 38.19083°N 122.57806°W / 38.19083; -122.57806 (Neils Island) [1] Coordinates: 38°11′27″N122°34′41″W / 38.19083°N 122.57806°W / 38.19083; -122.57806 (Neils Island) [1]
Adjacent bodies of water Petaluma River
Highest elevation82 ft (25 m) [1]
Administration
United States
StateFlag of California.svg  California
County Sonoma
Neils Island as it appears in a 1954 USGS topographic map. Neils Island, USGS map CA Petaluma Creek 294065 1954 24000.png
Neils Island as it appears in a 1954 USGS topographic map.

Neils Island (sometimes called Neil Island) [1] is a former island in Sonoma County, California, close to (and formerly surrounded by wetlands of) the Petaluma River, upstream of San Pablo Bay (an embayment of San Francisco Bay). Its coordinates are 38°11′27″N122°34′41″W / 38.19083°N 122.57806°W / 38.19083; -122.57806 (Neils Island) [1] , and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 82 ft (25 m) in 1981. [1]

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Burdell Island Island in California

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Day Island (California) Island in California

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Deer Island (Marin County) Island in California

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Bull Island (California) Island in California

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Little Island (Napa County) Island in California

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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.

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.

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.

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. It is in Solano County, California, and 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.

References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Neils Island