Baja California

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Ba·ja California

 (bä′hä) also Lower California
A mountainous peninsula of western Mexico extending south-southeast between the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of California south of the US border.

Baja California

1. (Placename) the Spanish name for Lower California
2. (Placename) short for Baja California Norte

Ba′ja Califor′nia

(ˈbɑ hɑ)
a peninsula in NW Mexico between the Gulf of California and the Pacific. Also called Ba′ja, Lower California.
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Noun1.Baja California - a mountainous peninsula on northwest MexicoBaja California - a mountainous peninsula on northwest Mexico
Akwa'ala - a community of Native Americans who speak a Hokan language and live in Baja California
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
Tijuana - a Mexican city just to the south of San Diego on the Lower California peninsula; popular among American tourists for racetracks and bullfights
Baja CaliforniaPenínsula de Baja California
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The purpose of the project is to increase access to sustainable drinking water service through the development of an additional water supply source, contributing to the preservation of groundwater resources and covering actual water demand for approximately 100,000 residents of Baja California.
When asked about the Baja Tour, EagleRider's Vice President of Brand Experience Shawn Fechter remarked, "The first time we shared our Baja California adventure with the world we immediately discovered what a visceral experience it was for people.
In Baja California, 2,000 army troops and 1,321 marines were on alert, as well as emergency responders and power line technicians, said Civil Protection director Luis Felipe Puente.
8220;Foreign revenue from some 450,000 medical tourism patients coming to Baja California annually reaches $89 million,” said Juan Benjamin Tintos Funcke, Secretary of Tourism for Baja California.
First it was CA[c]sar Camacho, national leader of the PRI, who proclaimed fellow party member Fernando Castro Trenti as the new governor of Baja California.
dendrobatidis in isolated populations of the endemic Baja California treefrog Pseudacris hypochondriaca curta (Anura: Hylidae) in oases of the Baja California Peninsula.
6 SD, range: 54-93 mm) from Imperial, Riverside and San Diego Counties, California and Baja California and Baja California Sur, Mexico.
frenata latirostra are documented in this paper for several localities within northwestern Baja California (Fig.
FONATUR's Sea of Cortes project is the first sustainable tourism project oriented at promoting, organizing and regulating tourism development in the states of Baja California, Baja California South, Sonora, Sinaloa and Nayarit.
After having plans for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal on Vallejo's Mare Island, Shell is pursuing plans for a similar installation in Baja California.
He and his colleagues contend that the thick layers of jumbled sediments now exposed by erosion in a canyon in northern Baja California record a series of gigantic landslides that stemmed from the impact.
They were the years of the rise of "narco-politics" in Mexico and in Baja California in particular.