Guss Island

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Guss Island is a small island in the San Juan Islands of the U.S. state of Washington. It lies in Garrison Bay, on the northwestern shore of San Juan Island.

The island was named for Guss Hoffmaster, a German storekeeper in the English Camp during the Pig War.[1]


  1. ^ Phillips, James W. (1971). Washington State Place Names. University of Washington Press. ISBN 0-295-95158-3. 

Coordinates: 48°35′5″N 123°9′14.8″W / 48.58472°N 123.154111°W / 48.58472; -123.154111