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Basic island data

 

Location: Potomac River, at the south end of Theodore Roosevelt Island, District of Columbia.

 

Coordinates: 38.891 N, 77.059 W

 

Area: 6 acres / 2.4 hectares

 

Highest point: 7 feet / 2 meters

 

Population: uninhabited

 

Alternate names:

-- Former: South Island

-- Former: Swan Island

 

SOURCES:

Coordinates: Geographic Names Information System, US Geological Survey.

Area: WorldIslandInfo.com measurement from US Geological Survey topographic mapping.

High point: US Geological Survey topographic map.

Alternate names: Geographic Names Information System, US Geological Survey.

Picture: WorldIslandInfo.com usable with link and attribution.

 

Little Island

 

Little Island is an island of 6 acres in the Potomac River at the south end of Theodore Roosevelt Island, in the District of Columbia.

 

It is the sixth-largest island in the District.

 

The island is unbridged and undeveloped, and is covered by forest.

 

Little Island was formerly known as South Island or Swan Island.

 

Little Island DC.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

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