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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 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).
Isla Catalina cruise port videos
The Isla Catalina cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Isla Catalina, Baja California Mexico.
If you lose the Isla Catalina location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.