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Russ Island
Aerial image of an island.
USGS aerial imagery of Russ Island
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Location Northern California
Coordinates 38°10′13″N 122°18′44″W / 38.17028°N 122.31222°W / 38.17028; -122.31222 (Russ Island)
Adjacent bodies of water Napa River
Highest elevation 3 ft (0.9 m)
United States
State  California
County Napa and Solano
Russ Island, USGS map CA Cuttings Wharf 289711 1949 24000
Russ Island as it appears on a 1951 USGS topographic map.
Napa River in Vallejo
An aerial view, looking toward the west, of the Napa River where it flows into San Pablo Bay through Vallejo. Islands visible include, from bottom of image: Mare, No. 1, Knight, Russ, No. 2, Green, Bull, Edgerly, Coon, Little, and Tubbs.

Russ Island is a mostly-submerged island in the Napa River, upstream of San Pablo Bay (an embayment of San Francisco Bay). Its north end is in Napa County and its south end is in Solano County, California; it is managed as part of the Napa-Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area. Its coordinates are 38°10′13″N 122°18′44″W / 38.17028°N 122.31222°W / 38.17028; -122.31222 (Russ Island), and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 3 ft (0.91 m) in 1981.

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