Lower California


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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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Plan of the Salt Lake expedition Great sandy deserts Sufferings from thirst Ogden's River Trails and smoke of lurking savages Thefts at night A trapper's revenge Alarms of a guilty conscience A murderous victory Californian mountains Plains along the Pacific Arrival at Monterey Account of the place and neighborhood Lower California Its extent The Peninsula Soil Climate Production Its settlements by the Jesuits Their sway over the Indians Their expulsion Ruins of a missionary establishment Sublime scenery Upper California Missions Their power and policy Resources of the country Designs of foreign nations
The line of communication between Los Angeles and Lower California had broken down.
There were a dozen requests for autographs - he knew them at sight; there were professional begging letters; and there were letters from cranks, ranging from the man with a working model of perpetual motion, and the man who demonstrated that the surface of the earth was the inside of a hollow sphere, to the man seeking financial aid to purchase the Peninsula of Lower California for the purpose of communist colonization.
In the Pacific Ocean, the Lydia tropical storm is about 290 kilometers southeast of the Mexican state of Lower California and threatens to become a hurricane in the coming days, the US National Hurricane Center said.
Huey notes that "[i]n the Lower California forms aequivocatus, huperuthrus and grinnelli, the large sized incisive foramen is the only character which is alike in all three and which, incidentally, provides an outstanding difference between the three above mentioned forms and the southern California form sanctidiegi, whose incisive foramen is much smaller.
These sheep are variously classified the Nelsoni of Nevada and the California desert, Cremonbates of the northern part of Lower California and weemsi of the southern end of the peninsula, and Mexicanus of Arizona, Sonora and southern New Mexico.
The El Camino Real with its sign post of the mission bell, according to Tumba the Elder, was the main artery between the Los Angeles region, that now boasted a population of nearly three millions, and San Diego and Lower California.
Hawks and his Group, Through the Interior of the Peninsula of Lower California.
An account of the species known to inhabit California and Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, British Columbia, Sonora and Lower California.
It is March 31, 1853 and the steam ship Independence has wrecked off the Lower California coast.