Long Island (Connecticut) Article

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Long Island is the second smallest of the four islands owned by Stratford, Connecticut in the Housatonic River between I-95 and the Merritt Parkway. [1] The island is north of the Moses Wheeler Bridge, northeast of Carting Island and Peacock Island (Connecticut), west of Pope's Flat and south of Fowler Island in Milford and the Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial Bridge. [2] The island is uninhabited except for occasional visits by anglers, bird watchers and duck hunters.

Geography

41°13′5″N 73°6′48″W / 41.21806°N 73.11333°W / 41.21806; -73.11333

  • Elevation: ~3 feet (0.91 m) [3]
  • The mercury content was evaluated in 2003 at ~300 to 5000 ppb. [4]

Transportation

All transportation to and from the island is by boat.

Notes

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2010-05-10.
  2. ^ http://www.ct.gov/dot/lib/dot/documents/dpolicy/policymaps/adt/2005-04-03pdf/138adt.pdf
  3. ^ http://www.lat-long.com/Latitude-Longitude-208563-Connecticut-Long_Island.html
  4. ^ http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2003NE/finalprogram/abstract_51250.htm

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