Widdows Island

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Widdows Island
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USGS aerial imagery of Widdows Island, with Byron Tract to its northwest, Victoria Island to its northeast and Eucalyptus Island to its southeast.
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Widdows Island
Geography
Location Northern California
Coordinates 37°51′40″N121°34′27″W / 37.86111°N 121.57417°W / 37.86111; -121.57417 (Widdows Island) [1] Coordinates: 37°51′40″N121°34′27″W / 37.86111°N 121.57417°W / 37.86111; -121.57417 (Widdows Island) [1]
Adjacent bodies of water Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta
Highest elevation0 ft (0 m) [1]
Administration
United States
StateFlag of California.svg  California
County Contra Costa
From left to right, Widdows Island, Eucalyptus Island and Kings Island. Byron Tract is on the west edge, and Victoria Island is on the east edge. Kings Island and others (California).png
From left to right, Widdows Island, Eucalyptus Island and Kings Island. Byron Tract is on the west edge, and Victoria Island is on the east edge.

Widdows Island is a small island in the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta. It is part of Contra Costa County, California. Its coordinates are 37°51′40″N121°34′27″W / 37.86111°N 121.57417°W / 37.86111; -121.57417 (Widdows Island) [1] , and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 0 ft (0 m) in 1981. [1] It appears on a 1978 USGS map of the area. [2]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Widdows Island
  2. United States Geological Survey (1978). "Clifton Court Forebay Quadrangle, California" (Map). United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey. 1:24000.