Photo taken in San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja California Sur, Mexico.
Photo by Joe McKenna Big Spy Hop
the Pacific coast of Mexico's Baja California
Image Science & Analysis Laboratory, of the NASA Johnson Space Center.
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For more information about this and other excursions, visit the Penn Alumni Travel Webpage.
Lower California Guide Book:
This travel guide from 1956 provides an interesting perspective on the ways the region has changed over the past half century. It includes some photos, maps, and detailed descriptions for camputers, hunters, and fishers. Photo is Cape of San Lucas. Taken from the book facsimile in Hathi Trust.
Clemente Guillén, Explorer of the South : Diaries of the Overland Expeditions to Bahía Magdalena and La Paz, 1719, 1720-1721
In this 18th century diary, Guillén documents his travels through Baja California. It is part of the 50 volume “Baja California Travel Series” available from used and rare book shops such as AABA Books http://www.abaa.org. See a description of the series here: http://www.abaa.org/book/657557564.
Photo: The marker erected in honor of the Upper-Lower California partition.
Released into the public domain by its author, EjidoMike