Tubbs Island

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Tubbs Island
Geography
Location Northern California
Coordinates 38°08′59″N122°25′27″W / 38.14972°N 122.42417°W / 38.14972; -122.42417 (Tubbs Island) [1] Coordinates: 38°08′59″N122°25′27″W / 38.14972°N 122.42417°W / 38.14972; -122.42417 (Tubbs Island) [1]
Adjacent bodies of water San Pablo Bay
Highest elevation0 ft (0 m) [1]
Administration
United States
StateFlag of California.svg  California
County Sonoma
Tubbs Island as it appears on a 1951 USGS topographic map. Tubbs Island, USGS map CA Cuttings Wharf 289711 1949 24000-2.png
Tubbs 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.

Tubbs Island is an island in San Pablo Bay (an embayment of San Francisco Bay). [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] [17] It is in Sonoma County, California, and parts of it are managed as part of the Napa-Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area. [18] [19] Its coordinates are 38°08′59″N122°25′27″W / 38.14972°N 122.42417°W / 38.14972; -122.42417 (Tubbs Island) [1] , and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 0 ft (0 m) in 1981. [1] It, long with Island No. 1, Island No. 2 and Green Island, are labeled on a 1902 USGS map of the area. [20]

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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

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.

References

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