Grape Island (West Virginia) facts for kids
|Location||Ohio River, West Virginia, United States|
|Area||0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)|
The island was so named after the wild grapevines which once covered the island. Grape Island is forested, predominantly with American sycamores. The island serves as a habitat for great blue heron, wood ducks, cormorants, Canada geese, and migrating loons and tundra swans. Because of its diversity in wildlife, Grape Island is a part of the Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge.
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