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Montezuma Island
Aerial image of an island.
USGS aerial imagery of Montezuma Island
Geography
Location Northern California
Adjacent bodies of water Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta
Highest elevation 7 ft (2.1 m)
Administration
United States
State  California
County Sacramento
Rio-Vista-Montezuma-Hills-Wind-Farms-1 (cropped to Montezuma and Chain islands)
An aerial photo taken looking north in 2015. Montezuma Island can be seen on the right, east of Chain Island.

Montezuma Island is an island in Suisun Bay, an embayment of San Francisco Bay, and downstream of the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta. It is part of Sacramento County, California, and not managed by any reclamation district.

Its coordinates are 38°04′28″N 121°50′23″W / 38.07444°N 121.83972°W / 38.07444; -121.83972 (Montezuma Island), and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 7 ft (2.1 m) in 1981. It is labeled "Burnett Island" on an 1850 survey map of the San Francisco Bay area made by Cadwalader Ringgold, and shown (unlabeled) on an 1854 map of the area by Henry Lange.

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