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Lower California

Lower California

n
(Placename) a mountainous peninsula of NW Mexico, between the Pacific and the Gulf of California: administratively divided into the states of Baja California (or Baja California Norte) and Baja California Sur. Spanish name: Baja California

Ba′ja Califor′nia

(ˈbɑ hɑ)
n.
a peninsula in NW Mexico between the Gulf of California and the Pacific. Also called Ba′ja, Lower California.
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Noun1.Lower California - a mountainous peninsula on northwest MexicoLower 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
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Miranda-Vazquez (1996) also reported a higher catch of blue sharks between 100 and 150 cm TL, and Reyes-Gonzalez (2001) found that over 50% of blue sharks sampled measured between 80 and 115 cm TL in the Baja California area, which indicates that the shark fishery in the Baja California peninsula has a high impact on juvenile blue sharks.
The highest reported bycatch rates for longline fisheries occurred off Mexico's Baja California peninsula; for gill net, the North Adriatic region of the Mediterranean; and for trawls, the Northwest Atlantic.
Hurricane Jimena has been downgraded to a category one storm as it heads up Mexico's Baja California peninsula, leaving a trail of damaged buildings and flooding in it wake..
Chapters extend beyond the limits of a typical fishing handbook, discussing tips on how to purchase and legally secure real estate property on the Baja California peninsula, authentic south-of-the-border recipes, and true-life tales from Baja's well-known outdoors personalities as well as the basics about a wide variety of Baja fish species, Baja fishing maps, terminal tackle and fishing suggestions, and more.
Based on the strict consensus cladogram with k=0, seven areas of endemism defined by two or more species were identified: the Mexican Plateau, the Baja California Peninsula (with a nested pattern of endemism in the south and north), Chiapas (with a nested pattern of endemism in the south and north), the Mexican Pacific Coast, the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, the Sierra Madre Occidental, and the Yucatan Peninsula.
Eighty six diatom taxa were identified, out of which 59 are new records for the Bahia Magdalena area, and 12 taxa are new for the Baja California peninsula. Taxa recorded previously as rare in other substrata are common or abundant on the epiphytic macroalgae of mangrove prop roots.
The latter genus contains 18 species from North America, nine of them known from Mexico, with four from the Baja California Peninsula: P.
The creeping devil cacti that he and his colleagues sought on Mexico's Baja California Peninsula were not where memories from previous trips told him to look.
The man was detained in Todos Los Santos in the municipality of La Paz near the tip of the Baja California peninsula. It said he was located at a fire station after a US government tip, but it didn't say what he was doing at the time of the arrest.
Allowed only limited fishing rights along the muddy artery that had formed their culture, the Cucapas are no longer self-sustaining and languish in a desiccated community beside a two-lane highway speeding tourists to resorts farther down the Baja California peninsula. They often must fetch water from the polluted river by pickup truck.
Located on the southernmost tip of the Baja California Peninsula, Los Cabos is one of Mexico's most breathtaking beach destinations, featuring unspoiled desert landscape, white sandy beaches and dramatic rock outcroppings.
Note: The town of Pescadero and its skatepark are about 900 or so miles down the Baja California Peninsula. You can fly to Cabo San Lucas, rent a car, and it's an hour's drive north on Highway 190 Driving down from California is way more of an adventure, though.