Catalina Island

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Catalina Island

(Placename) another name for Santa Catalina
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San′ta Catali′na

an island off the SW coast of California: resort. 132 sq. mi. (342 sq. km). Also called Catalina Island, Catalina.
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Noun1.Catalina Island - an island resort in the Pacific off the southwestern coast of CaliforniaCatalina Island - an island resort in the Pacific off the southwestern coast of California
City of the Angels, Los Angeles - a city in southern California; motion picture capital of the world; most populous city of California and second largest in the United States
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world
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She waded into the Pacific Ocean off Catalina Island and began swimming toward the California coast twenty- six miles away.
In Avalon, capital of Catalina Island, I strolled round the bay, taken aback by the sheer number of golf buggies - most locals' mode of transport - on the streets.
Marines and Navy will bring approximately 500 tons of equipment and tools to Catalina Island the week of December 17 to prepare for the January arrival of over 100 Marines and Navy Seabees who will repair the aging main runway at the Catalina Island Conservancy's Airport in the Sky.
Subtidal California clams (Catalina Island in 2011 and Santa Cruz Island in 2013) were collected haphazardly using SCUBA and a water pressure hose that liquefied the sediment surrounding a clam.
In eight cases we feel the original measurements were by metric tape (numbers 3, 5, 7, 9, 10, 12, 13 and 18), one by John Fitch, two by LACM staff, one by scientists at the USC Wrigley Marine Science Center at Santa Catalina Island, one at the Catalina Island Marine Institute, one by researchers at California State University Fullerton, and two San Diego County specimens by researchers at Scripps Institute of Oceanography and the Southwest Fisheries Science Center, La Jolla.
The French Regency-style mansion, built in 1955, sits on a 1-acre gated hilltop with views of downtown Los Angeles, Catalina Island and the ocean.
Japan Ambassador and Ms Koji Haneda hosted the concert of Hiroko Kokubo, a famous Japanese jazz pianist who has played in several international events, including the Jakarta Jazz Festival (Indonesia) and the Catalina Island Jazz Festival (US).
It was Santa Catalina Island. There the film makers found sun-kissed beaches, chaparral-covered hills where wild bison roamed, rugged trails for hiking and mountain biking and sports enthusiasts enjoying all manner of water sports, above and below the surface.
WoodAeAcAaANs body was found floating in a Santa Catalina Island cove on the morning of November 29, 1981, after a night of dining and drinking on the island and on a yacht with her husband Wagner, fellow actor Christopher Walken, and the boatAeAcAaANs captain.
Natalie - who was in films including West Side Story, Miracle on 34th Street and Rebel Without a Cause - drowned off Catalina Island in California.
On Catalina Island, for example, GeoLinks successfully deployed Mimosa's fiber-fast broadband solutions to bring high-speed internet access to the island community for the first time in its history.