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Isla Catalina (Baja California Mexico)

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Local Time
2020-01-19 12:41

min: 63 °F (17 °C) / max: 66 °F (19 °C) 65°F
Wind: 337°/ 10.1 m/s  Gust: 12.2 m/sWind: 337°/ 10.1 m/s  Gust: 12.2 m/sFresh breeze
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Min / Max Temperature66 °F / 19 °C
63 °F / 18 °C

Isla Catalana (aka Isla Santa Catalina) is an uninhabited island in Gulf of California, approx 25 km (16 ml) east of Baja California Peninsula. The island covers a total area of approx 10 km2 (4 ml2). The closest mainland Mexico (Baja California Sur) city is Loreto.

Isla Catalina (Baja California Sur, Mexico)

Isla Catalina belongs to Mexico's Baja California Sur state. The island was named by Christopher Columbus (1451-1506), who visited it in May 1494. The wildlife is presented by 10 reptile species, of which 7 are endemic (whiptails, rattlesnakes, desert iguanas, kingsnakes, lizards / leaf-toed gecko, spiny lizard, side-blotched lizard).

Web searching for "Isla Catalina" often results in finding three Catalina-named islands - the namesakes Isla Catalina (Mexico) and Isla Catalina (Dominican Republic) and the Santa Catalina (California-USA's island).

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