Cedar Island (Dukes County, Massachusetts)

Cedar Island is one of the Elizabeth Islands between Monohansett Island and Nonamesset Island. It is located in Dukes County, Massachusetts, 2.3 miles (3.7 km) southwest of Woods Hole in the Town of Gosnold. The island has been known as Cedar Island due the profusion of small cedars that grow on it. On 1911 C&GS Charts it is named "East Buck Island".

Cedar Island
Cedar Island is located in Massachusetts
Cedar Island
Cedar Island
Cedar Island is located in the United States
Cedar Island
Cedar Island
Geography
Coordinates41°30′18″N 70°41′52″W / 41.5051089°N 70.6978079°W / 41.5051089; -70.6978079Coordinates: 41°30′18″N 70°41′52″W / 41.5051089°N 70.6978079°W / 41.5051089; -70.6978079[1]
ArchipelagoElizabeth Islands
Total islands1
Administration
United States
StateMassachusetts
CountyDukes County
The Elizabeth Islands
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Islands listed in order from east to west:
Major Islands:
Nonamesset Uncatena Naushon Pasque Nashawena Penikese Cuttyhunk
Minor Islands:
Bachelor Baret Bull Cedar Gosnold Gull Rock Veckatimest Weepecket Islands

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cedar Island". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2018-08-20.