Veckatimest Island Article

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Veckatimest Island
Veckatimest Island is located in Massachusetts
Veckatimest Island
Veckatimest Island
Veckatimest Island is located in the US
Veckatimest Island
Veckatimest Island
Geography
Coordinates 41°30′27″N 70°41′58″W / 41.5076088°N 70.6994746°W / 41.5076088; -70.6994746
VECKATIMEST ISLAND Latitude and Longitude:

41°30′27″N 70°41′58″W / 41.5076088°N 70.6994746°W / 41.5076088; -70.6994746
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Archipelago Elizabeth Islands
Total islands1
Area.026 sq mi (0.067 km2)
Highest elevation20 ft (6 m)
Administration
United States
State Massachusetts
County Dukes 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

Veckatimest Island is one of the Elizabeth Islands, part of the town of Gosnold in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. The island has a land area of 0.0675 km² (0.026 sq mi, or 16.675 acres) and was uninhabited as of the 2000 census. [1]

The island received further recognition after Brooklyn band Grizzly Bear named their third studio album after it. The band's founding member, Ed Droste, is connected to the Forbes family, who own Naushon Island, through his mother Diana Forbes.

References

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