kids encyclopedia robot

Spinner Island facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Spinner Island
Aerial image of an island.
USGS aerial imagery of Spinner Island. Van Sickle Island can be seen to the southwest.
Geography
Location Northern California
Adjacent bodies of water Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta
Highest elevation 0 ft (0 m)
Administration
United States
State  California
County Solano
Rio-Vista-Montezuma-Hills-Wind-Farms-1 (cropped to Spinner Island)
Spinner Island viewed from the south, in an aerial photo taken in 2015

Spinner Island is an island in Suisun Bay, an embayment of San Francisco Bay, downstream of the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta. It is part of Solano County, California, and not managed by any reclamation district. Its coordinates are 38°04′11″N 121°52′10″W / 38.06972°N 121.86944°W / 38.06972; -121.86944 (Spinner Island), and the United States Geological Survey measured its elevation as 0 ft (0 m) in 1981. It is shown (but not labeled) in an 1850 survey map of the San Francisco Bay area made by Cadwalader Ringgold, as well as an 1854 map of the area by Henry Lange.

kids search engine
Spinner Island Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.