Cat Island (Wisconsin)

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Cat Island is a Wisconsin island in Lake Superior. It is one of the Apostle Islands and a part of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. It is located at 47°00′48″N 090°33′33″W / 47.01333°N 90.55917°W / 47.01333; -90.55917Coordinates: 47°00′48″N 090°33′33″W / 47.01333°N 90.55917°W / 47.01333; -90.55917. Variant names include Caterhemlock Island and Kagagiwanijikag Miniss. According to USGS GNIS, there is a smaller Cat Island in Brown County, Wisconsin just off shore of the city of Green Bay.

Cat Island has gone by a number of names including Kagagiwanjikag Miniss (Ojibwe for "Island of Hemlock Trees"), Texas Island, Hemlock Island and Shoe Island.[1]

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