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Brannan Island
Aerial image of an island.
USGS aerial imagery of Brannan Island
Brannan Island is located in Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta
Brannan Island
Brannan Island
Location in Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta
Brannan Island is located in California
Brannan Island
Brannan Island
Location in California
Brannan Island is located in the United States
Brannan Island
Brannan Island
Location in the United States
Geography
Location Northern California
Coordinates 38°07′19″N 121°38′37″W / 38.12194°N 121.64361°W / 38.12194; -121.64361 (Brannan Island)
Adjacent bodies of water Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta
Highest elevation -13 ft (-3.96 m)
Administration
United States
State  California
County Sacramento


Brannan Island is a small island in the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta. It is part of Sacramento County, California, and managed by Reclamation District 2067. Its coordinates are 38°07′19″N 121°38′37″W / 38.12194°N 121.64361°W / 38.12194; -121.64361 (Brannan Island), and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as −13 ft (−4.0 m) in 1981. A "Brannan Island", with the same location but a slightly different shape, is labeled on an 1850 survey map of the San Francisco Bay area made by Cadwalader Ringgold as well as an 1854 map of the area by Henry Lange.

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