Nonamesset Island

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The Elizabeth Islands
Islands listed in order from east to west:
Major Islands:
Nonamesset Uncatena Naushon Pasque Nashawena Penikese Cuttyhunk
Minor Islands:
Bachelor Baret Bull Cedar Gosnold Gull Rock Veckatimest Weepecket Islands

Nonamesset Island is the most easterly of the Elizabeth Islands of Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. The island has a land area of 1.398 km² (0.54 sq mi or 345.5 acres) and was uninhabited as of the 2000 census.[1] The island is part of the town of Gosnold, Massachusetts.

Painter Robert Swain Gifford was born on the island in 1840.[2]


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  2. ^ David Bernard Dearinger; National Academy of Design (U.S.) (2004). Paintings and Sculpture in the Collection of the National Academy of Design: 1826–1925. Hudson Hills. pp. 20–. ISBN 978-1-55595-029-3. 

Coordinates: 41°30′30.14″N 70°41′14.78″W / 41.5083722°N 70.6874389°W / 41.5083722; -70.6874389