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Deer Island
Aerial image of an island.
USGS aerial imagery of Deer Island
Location Northern California
Adjacent bodies of water Novato Creek
Highest elevation 167 ft (50.9 m)
United States
State  California
County Marin
Deer Island, USGS map CA Novato 293602 1954 24000
Deer Island in a USGS topographic map from 1954

Deer Island is a former island in Marin County, California, close to (and formerly surrounded by wetlands of) the Novato Creek, upstream of San Pablo Bay (an embayment of San Francisco Bay). It is now the location of Deer Island Preserve. Its coordinates are 38°05′52″N 122°32′13″W / 38.09778°N 122.53694°W / 38.09778; -122.53694 (Deer Island), and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 167 ft (51 m) in 1981.

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