Goose Island (Chicago)

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Goose Island
Geography
Location Chicago River
Coordinates 41°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
Length 1.5 mi (2.4 km)
Width 0.5 mi (0.80 km)
Administration
United States
State Illinois
City 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]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Hill 2000, p. 86