Angel (island)

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August 11, 2022

Angel, Angel or Angel (English Angel Island) is an island in California, located in the southeast of Marin County north of San Francisco. Opened August 5, 1775 by the Spaniard Juan de Ayala. The island, administratively related to the municipality of Tiburon, is located in the western part of the San Francisco Bay. There are 57 permanent residents on the island (2002). The area is 3.1 km². The highest point (240 m above sea level) is located in the center of the island. The island is connected to Tiburon and San Francisco by ferry.

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Literature

Freedman, Russell. Angel Island: Gateway to Gold Mountain. - Boston (MA): Clarion Books, 2013. - ISBN 978-0-547-90378-1. Lai, Him Mark; Lim, Genny; Yung, Judy. Island: Poetry and History of Chinese Immigrants on Angel Island, 1910-1940. - Seattle: University of Washington, 1980. - ISBN 978-0-295-97109-4. Soennichsen, John. Miwoks to Missiles (neopr.). - Tiburon, California: Angel Island Association, 2005. - ISBN 978-0-9667352-2-2.

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Angel Island : [#218281] // U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System : [English] / Domestic Names Committee ; U.S. Board on Geographic Names. - Date of access: 08/11/2022.