View of Rincon Island and the Santa Barbara coast from the air looking east. Rincon Island is an artificial island located off Rincon Beach in Ventura County, California. The island is situated approximately 3,000 feet (910 m) offshore in 55 feet (17 m) of water. The island was constructed in between 1957 and 1958 for the specific purpose of well drilling and oil and gas production (wiki 2009).
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