An aerial photo taken in 2013, looking toward the east.
|Adjacent bodies of water||San Francisco Bay|
|Highest elevation||79 ft (24.1 m)|
Silva Island is an island in San Francisco Bay, formerly completely separated from the mainland but now mostly connected. It is in Marin County, California. Its coordinates are 79 ft (24 m) in 1981., and the United States Geological Survey gave its elevation as
Hog Island is an island in the wetlands of the Petaluma River in Sonoma County, California, located atnear the Marin County line. San Antonio Creek enters the river just west of this island.
San Rafael Bay is an embayment of San Pablo Bay, located in Marin County and the northern San Francisco Bay Area, California.
Gulf of the Farallones is a gulf of the Pacific Ocean off the northern California coast. It extends westward from the opening of the San Francisco Bay and Drakes Bay to the Farallon Islands. Most of the gulf lies in Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, which protects about 1,250 square miles (3,200 km2).
Frenchmans Creek is a 4.4-mile-long (7.1 km) stream in San Mateo County, California. Locks Creek is its largest tributary.
Locks Creek is a 1.9-mile-long (3.1 km) stream in San Mateo County, California. It is the largest tributary of Frenchmans Creek, a larger stream.
Peters Creek is a 7.3-mile-long (11.7 km) stream in San Mateo County, California, and is a tributary of Pescadero Creek. It flows southwestwards through a small canyon to join Pescadero Creek in Portola Redwoods State Park, near La Honda.
Isbrecht Glacier is a small glacier flowing south from Thurston Island in Antarctica between Cox Glacier and Hale Glacier. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after JoAnn Isbrecht of the United States Geological Survey (USGS), Flagstaff, Arizona, a satellite image processing specialist who was part of the USGS team that compiled the 1:5,000,000-scale Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer maps of Antarctica and the 1:250,000-scale Landsat image maps of the Siple Coast area in the 1990s.
Acosta Glacier is a glacier about 2 miles (3 km) long flowing north from Thurston Island just east of Dyer Point in Antarctica. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Alex V. Acosta of the United States Geological Survey (usgs) in Flagstaff, Arizona. He is a computer and graphic specialist, and was part of the USGS team that compiled the 1:5,000,000-scale Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer satellite image maps of Antarctica and the 1:250,000-scale Landsat image maps of the Siple Coast area in the 1990s.
The Mousam River is a 29.7-mile-long (47.8 km) river in York County, Maine, United States. Its primary source is Mousam Lake, located between the towns of Shapleigh and Acton, and it flows into the Atlantic Ocean just west of Kennebunk Beach. It flows through the towns of Shapleigh, Sanford and Kennebunk.
Bellvale is a populated place in San Mateo County, located at. The small community is on Highway 84 between San Gregorio and La Honda. Bellvale has an elevation of 240 feet above sea level. Although Bellvale once had a post office, the community is now only sparsely settled with homes and farms. The Bellvale post office, located 2.25 miles west of La Honda, opened in 1897 and was discontinued in 1922. U.S. Geological Survey maps show oil wells in the area, tapping a relatively small pool of petroleum that was first identified in the nineteenth century.
Hopewell is an unincorporated community in eastern Washington County, Missouri, United States. The community lies on Hopewell Creek, south of Summit and Missouri Route 8.
The Sapelo River is a 23-mile-long (37 km) primarily tidal river in McIntosh County in the U.S. state of Georgia. It forms between Interstate 95 and U.S. Route 17 near the community of Eulonia and winds generally east through salt marshes into Sapelo Sound, an arm of the Atlantic Ocean that separates St. Catherines Island to the north from Sapelo Island to the south.
The Muddy River is a 4.7-mile-long (7.6 km) river in Topsham, Maine, which empties into Merrymeeting Bay. The river is also known to be very muddy.
The United States Geological Survey is a scientific agency of the United States government. The scientists of the USGS study the landscape of the United States, its natural resources, and the natural hazards that threaten it. The organization's work spans the disciplines of biology, geography, geology, and hydrology. The USGS is a fact-finding research organization with no regulatory responsibility.
El Sereno Open Space Preserve is a park unit of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District located on the peak and slopes of 2580 ft. El Sereno mountain, a peak in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The preserve is located in Santa Clara County, California.
Bellisime Glacier is a glacier about 4 nautical miles (7 km) long flowing south from Thurston Island east of Myers Glacier. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Lynda B. Bellisime of the United States Geological Survey (USGS), Flagstaff, Arizona, part of the USGS team that compiled the 1:5,000,000-scale Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer maps of Antarctica and the 1:250,000-scale Landsat TM image maps of the Siple Coast area in the 1990s.
Rush Glacier is a glacier in Antarctica. Situated in southern Brabant Island, it is 4 nautical miles (7 km) long, draining the northwest slopes of Solvay Mountains and flowing west between Mount Aciar and Mount Sarnegor into the Buragara Cove of Dallmann Bay in the Palmer Archipelago. It was shown on an Argentine government chart in 1953, but not named. It was photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd in 1956–57, and mapped from these photos in 1959. The glacier was named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) for Benjamin Rush (1745–1813), a noted American physician and philanthropist, and a signatory of the Declaration of Independence.
Lister Glacier is a glacier 5 nautical miles (9 km) long and 1 nautical mile (2 km) wide, draining the northeast slopes of Stribog Mountains and flowing into Bouquet Bay just south of Duclaux Point on the northeast side of Brabant Island, in the Palmer Archipelago, Antarctica.
Temescal Mountains, formerly the Sierra Temescal, are one of the northernmost mountain ranges of the Peninsular Ranges in western Riverside County, in Southern California in the United States. They extend for approximately 25 mi (40 km) southeast of the Santa Ana River east of the Elsinore Fault Zone to the Temecula Basin and form the western edge of the Perris Block.
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, and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 7 ft (2.1 m) in 1981.