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
Lower California, in length about seven hundred miles, forms a great peninsula, which crosses the tropics and terminates in the torrid zone.
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.
Two new kangaroo rats of the genus Dipodomys from Lower California. Proc.
In recent years, the CMMO formula led to a lower California minimum farm price of milk used for cheese (Class 4b) than the comparable federal minimum price (Class III) (Figure 2).
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."
The giant palm borer (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae), an economic pest in lower California. California State Department of Agriculture Bulletin, 28(2), 166-169.
While the additional adjustors improved California scores on almost all measures, they did not fully explain the lower California scores in MA and they explained fewer than half the lower California scores in fee-for-service.