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Cedar Island
Cedar Island is located in Massachusetts
Cedar Island
Cedar Island
Location in Massachusetts
Cedar Island is located in the United States
Cedar Island
Cedar Island
Location in the United States
Coordinates 41°30′18″N 70°41′52″W / 41.5051089°N 70.6978079°W / 41.5051089; -70.6978079
Archipelago Elizabeth Islands
Total islands 1
United States
State Massachusetts
County Dukes County
The Elizabeth Islands
Major Islands listed in order from east to west
Nonamesset Uncatena Naushon Pasque Nashawena Penikese Cuttyhunk
Minor Islands:
Bachelor Baret Bull Cedar Gosnold Gull Rock Veckatimest Weepecket Islands

Cedar Island is one of the Elizabeth Islands between Monohansett Island and Nonamesset Island. It is located in Dukes County, Massachusetts, 2.3 miles (3.7 km) southwest of Woods Hole in the Town of Gosnold. The island has been known as Cedar Island due to the profusion of small cedars that grow on it. On 1911 C&GS Charts it is named "East Buck Island".

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