Aerial view of Appledore Island
Appledore Island is one of nine islands in the Isles of Shoals archipelago, located 6 nautical miles off the coast of Seacoast New Hampshire and Maine. Appledore Island falls on the Maine side, under the jurisdiction of the Town of Kittery. Islands to the south of Appledore belong to Rye, NH.
Home to the Shoals Marine Laboratory (SML), Appledore Island serves as a remote marine science field station from May-September each year. SML offers undergraduate college courses and courses for high school students, in addition to providing research opportunities for student interns and members of the broader scientific community.
- GPS Coordinates for Appledore Island: 42° 59' 21" N, 070° 36' 54" W
- View Maps of the island
Hover cursor over map, and zoom out to view Appledore Island's location in the Isles of Shoals, Gulf of Maine.