Big Soup Bone Island (aka Big Soupbone Island)
Part of Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge



Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
42.151158°, -90.210178°
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591 ft. (180 m.)

Topographic Map

US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Big Soup Bone Island is covered by the Blackhawk, IL US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Islands

Nearby Cities

Rockbridge, IL 199 mi
Chesterfield, IL 200 mi
Annada, MO 202 mi
Paynesville, MO 203 mi
Hamburg, IL 204 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Pinoak Lake Water 0.6 mi
Running Slough Water 1.0 mi
Horseshoe Lake Water 1.1 mi
Palisades Country Club Man-made 1.3 mi
Hickory Slough Water 1.4 mi

Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is ELIZAB which is approximately 11 miles away and has an elevation of 675 feet (84 feet higher than Big Soup Bone Island). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 1.12" 27.0° 4.2°
February 1.24" 33.4° 10.1°
March 2.58" 45.4° 21.9°
April 3.38" 58.6° 32.3°
May 3.57" 70.6° 42.9°
June 5.07" 80.0° 53.3°
July 2.90" 83.8° 57.1°
August 4.45" 81.4° 54.9°
September 3.63" 73.9° 45.9°
October 2.51" 62.1° 34.4°
November 2.71" 45.7° 24.0°
December 1.77" 32.5° 11.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 67% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 88% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 52% of other locations on record.