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Goose Island (Chicago)

Goose Island is a 160 acres (0.65 km2) artificial island in Chicago, Illinois. It is formed by the North Branch of the Chicago River on the west and the North Branch Canal on the east. It is about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) long and 0.5 miles (0.80 km) across at its widest point.[1]

Goose Island
Geography
LocationChicago River
Coordinates41°54′16″N 87°39′15″W / 41.90444°N 87.65417°W / 41.90444; -87.65417Coordinates: 41°54′16″N 87°39′15″W / 41.90444°N 87.65417°W / 41.90444; -87.65417
Length1.5 mi (2.4 km)
Width0.5 mi (0.80 km)
Administration
United States
StateIllinois
CityChicago

NotesEdit

  1. Hill 2000, p. 86