San Esteban Island
San Esteban Island (Spanish: Isla San Esteban, Seri: Coftéecöl [koɸˈtɛːkʷɬ] and sometimes Hast [ʔast]) is a small island in the Gulf of California, Mexico, located to the southwest of Tiburón Island. It is part of the Municipality of Hermosillo in Sonora, and has a land area of 39.773 km² (15.356 sq mi), the 15th-largest island in Mexico. It is located in the Gulf of California. It was once inhabited by a group of the Seri people.
San Esteban Island is home to many types of odd animal species found on only a few of the islands, such as the San Esteban Chuckwalla (Sauromalus varius), the spiny chuckwalla (S. hispidus) and the spiny-tailed iguana (Ctenosaura conspicuosa).
- Mary B. Moser and Stephen A. Marlett, compilers (2005) Comcáac quih yaza quih hant ihíip hac: Diccionario seri-español-inglés  Hermosillo, Sonora and Mexico City: Universidad de Sonora and Plaza y Valdés Editores.
- Edward W. Moser (1963) "Seri Bands" in The Kiva 28.3:14–27. (online Spanish version)
- Bowen, Thomas (2001). Unknown Island: Seri Indians, Europeans, and San Esteban Island in the Gulf of California. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press.
- Villalpando C., María Elisa (1989). Los que viven en las montañas: Correlación arqueológico-etnográfica en Isla San Esteban, Sonora, México. Hermosillo, Sonora: Centro Regional Sonora, INAH.
- Land area of islands in Mexico INEGI
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