Bloodsworth Island

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Bloodsworth Island is an island in the Chesapeake Bay. It lies in southern Dorchester County, Maryland.[1] For much of the 20th century, it was used as a naval gunnery range. Due to extensive contamination by unexploded ordnance, the island is currently off-limits to the public.


  • Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary, Third Edition. Springfield, Massachusetts: Merriam-Webster Incorporated, 1997. ISBN 0-87779-546-0.
  1. ^ Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary, Third Edition, p. 150.

Coordinates: 38°10′36″N 76°03′08″W / 38.17667°N 76.05222°W / 38.17667; -76.05222