Cedros Island

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Cedros Island (Isla de Cedros, "island of cedars" in Spanish) is an island in the Pacific Ocean belonging to the state of Baja California, Mexico.wikipedia
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Cedros Island (Isla de Cedros, "island of cedars" in Spanish) is an island in the Pacific Ocean belonging to the state of Baja California, Mexico. Cedros Island is located in Ensenada Municipality, off the west coast of the Mexican state of Baja California, from which it is separated by 100 km Sebastián Vizcaíno Bay.
The Coronado, Todos Santos and Cedros Islands are also on the Pacific Shore.

Isla Natividad

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It also lies north of Isla Natividad (off Punta Eugenia, and also part of Mulegé Municipality) from which it is separated by the Canal de Keller, and some from San Diego.
Isla Natividad is separated from the mainland at Punta Eugenia by Canal de Dewey (Dewey's Channel), and from Cedros Island (Baja California), which is 15 km to the north, by Canal de Keller (Canal Kellett).

Islas San Benito

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The Islas San Benito, about west and 3.899 km2 in area, are administratively part of Cedros Island.
The Islas San Benito lie in the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of the Mexican state of Baja California, 25 km west of Cedros Island.

Sebastián Vizcaíno Bay

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Cedros Island is located in Ensenada Municipality, off the west coast of the Mexican state of Baja California, from which it is separated by 100 km Sebastián Vizcaíno Bay.
Cedros Island and Isla PENE are located within the bay, and west of the mainland Vizcaíno Peninsula.

Pinus radiata

Monterey pineradiata pinepine
The fog plus the slightly greater rainfall at higher elevations has permitted the existence of Monterey pine forests at elevations of 500 m to 800 m where the influence of the fog is most intense.
Pinus radiata, family Pinaceae, the Monterey pine, insignis pine or radiata pine, is a species of pine native to the Central Coast of California and Mexico (Guadalupe Island and Cedros island).

Isla de Cedros Airport

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There is regularly scheduled air service to the island from Ensenada, departing every Monday and Wednesday, and landing at an airstrip at the south end, adjacent to the "company town," while a 10 km road leads to "Pueblo Cedros".
Isla de Cedros Airport is a small airfield located on Cedros Island—Isla de Cedros, in southwestern Baja California state, Mexico.

Common side-blotched lizard

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Baja California Peninsula

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Salt from the salt evaporation ponds of Guerrero Negro on the Baja California peninsula is taken by barge to a deepwater salt dock near Puerto Morro Redondo, at the south end of Cedros Island, where it is loaded onto ships for export.
The large island of Isla Cedros is situated between the bay and the Pacific, just north of Punta Eugenia.

Quercus cedrosensis

The chaparral averages 3 m in height and consists of several woody species including Quercus cedrosensis, the Cedar Island live oak.
Quercus cedrosensis is native to Baja California state in northwestern Mexico, including Cedros Island.

Cedros Island mule deer

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The Cedros Island mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus cerrosensis) is a subspecies of mule deer found only on Cedros Island off the coast of Baja California.

Sea otter

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Hunters seeking seals and sea otters worked out the island between 1790 and 1850.
Otter were also taken from San Benito Island, Cedros Island, and Isla Natividad in the Bay.

Rhus integrifolia

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This extends from Santa Barbara County and the Channel Islands to San Diego County and extending into north-central Pacific coastal Baja California and its offshore islands such as Cedros Island.

History of the west coast of North America

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The Cedros Island off the coast of Baja California, Mexico, had a human presence already about 11,000 years ago.

Francisco de Ulloa

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In 1539, when the Spanish expedition led by Francisco de Ulloa landed on the island, it encountered several villages with populations at each estimated in the hundreds.
The voyage eventually reached 28 degrees north near the Isla de Cedros.

Isla Espíritu Santo

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Similar fishhooks have also been reported from Isla Espíritu Santo, also in Baja California.
Similar fishhooks have also been reported from Cedros Island, also in Baja California.

Diplacus stellatus

Mimulus stellatus
The species is endemic to Cedros Island in the Mexican State of Baja California.

Salvia cedrosensis

Cedros Island sage
Salvia cedrosensis is an evergreen fruticose perennial plant that is endemic to the western (Pacific) coast of Baja California in Mexico, growing on the Vizcaino peninsula and Cedros Island.

Harfordia (plant)

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fruticosa''', which is endemic to Cedros Island.

Spanish language

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Cedros Island (Isla de Cedros, "island of cedars" in Spanish) is an island in the Pacific Ocean belonging to the state of Baja California, Mexico.

Pacific Ocean

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Cedros Island (Isla de Cedros, "island of cedars" in Spanish) is an island in the Pacific Ocean belonging to the state of Baja California, Mexico.

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Cedros Island (Isla de Cedros, "island of cedars" in Spanish) is an island in the Pacific Ocean belonging to the state of Baja California, Mexico.

New World

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Cedros has a distinctive flora and the traces of some of the earliest human beings in the New World.

Indigenous peoples of Mexico

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The American Indian inhabitants when the island was first visited by Spanish explorers in the 16th century called it Huamalgua, the "Island of Fogs."

Society of Jesus

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They were relocated to the mainland of Baja California by Jesuit missionaries in 1732 and ceased to exist as an identifiable people.