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rockhopper
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8/2/2012
rockhopper
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Excellent report! Thanks for sharing.
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mrkmc
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8/2/2012
mrkmc
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Neat trip. I would love to be able to explore that island. Thanks for sharing.
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8/2/2012
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What an awesome place
Would love to see some coastal shots of the beaches smile

rockhopper wrote:
Excellent report! Thanks for sharing.


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8/2/2012
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Very cool...

I now have a new item on my list for next years BHS count, a measuring stick...we wanted to measure the volume of water in the spring but could only guess while the bees swarmed us.

That document you linked to suggests an occupation period of 10,000 years on the island and with European artifacts found it dates into the historic period. Have you found any evidence of human habitation?

I am also very curious about any wildlife you see there, your post does not mention any wildlife.

Very cool, thanks for posting.

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8/2/2012
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Wow! Amazing trip! I love the channel islands. We actually just got back from a camping/kayak trip on and around anacapa island. The seal/sea lion population seemed very healthy and the kids had a blast hearing them bark. The seagull population was out of control and wasn't very peaceful at any time of day! I don't see any seagulls in yourr pics, do they not nest on the island? I will try and post a couple pics of anacapa as well.
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8/3/2012
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here are a few pics from ANACAPA ISLAND

You take the ferry out (www.islandpackers.com) and drops you off at the dock...It was a bit challenging getting the kayak in the water :0


seal and sea lion colonies all over the island..


and lots of dolphins






campsites on the island are about a 1 mile hike in


Notice the other camper in the background, he paddled his kayak solo from Oxnard which is about 13 miles open ocean paddle (and he is about 60+ years old!) that guy is stud!






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8/4/2012
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Pretty cool seeing some of the other places you guys are visiting, I enjoy looking at the photos and it gives me some new ideas about places to explore. Thanks for posting!

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rockhopper
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8/4/2012
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Wow, San Nicolas looks like a totaly different geology. I did a report on the channel islands back in the 1970's in high school. I have only set foot on Catalina several times.
There is great history on the channel islands. Imagine back in 1542 when Cabirllo encountered "numerous" natives on canoes circling his boat at the "islands". Heck he even died there. He is supposed to be buried on Anacapa but some say Catalina. His burial mound has never been found.....
http://socalhistory.org/biographies/juan-rodriguez-cabrillo.html

btw I am partial to remaining by the coast in Augustsmile
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8/5/2012
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rockhopper wrote:
Wow, San Nicolas looks like a totaly different geology. I did a report on the channel islands back in the 1970's in high school. I have only set foot on Catalina several times.
There is great history on the channel islands. Imagine back in 1542 when Cabirllo encountered "numerous" natives on canoes circling his boat at the "islands". Heck he even died there. He is supposed to be buried on Anacapa but some say Catalina. His burial mound has never been found.....
http://socalhistory.org/biographies/juan-rodriguez-cabrillo.html


Great reading, I also looked at the islandpackers site and the NPS Channel Island site http://www.nps.gov/chis/index.htm which really makes you want to pack up and go there!

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8/5/2012
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Great report. Google Earth has a nice view of the island with a few panoramio pics. I see several pics from boats in the harbor at the south end with quite a few craters not too far away. No offshore exclusionary zone?
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8/5/2012
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Speaking of San Nicolas Island here is an interesting story

The Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island
Apparently she lived alone there for 18 years

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8/5/2012
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I read "Island of the Blue Dolphins" to my 4th graders every year. Great story! They love it! I would love to see some more pics from that island.
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8/5/2012
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Great story if true..sad ending though....

surfponto wrote:
Speaking of San Nicolas Island here is an interesting story

The Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island
Apparently she lived alone there for 18 years


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