History Of Santa Cruz Island
Nendo is 25 miles 40 km long and 14. Santa cruz island an illustrated history is available for purchase direct through this website via paypal see below on amazon at chaucers bookstore tecolote book shop santa barbara arts plumgood store.
The united states military began to use santa cruz island during world war ii and has constructed and maintained strategic installations on the island.
History of santa cruz island. History of sheep and sheep ranching on santa cruz island california. Santa cruz island is the largest of californias channel islands about 96 square miles in area. Like all of the channel islands santa cruz island was used as an early warning outpost for observing enemy planes and ships during world war ii.
The malarial santa cruz islands bear three hundred miles east of the solomons and might remain unknown to history but for the fourth carrier battle of world war iis pacific campaign fought nearby in october 1942 and known as the battle of the santa cruz islands. The santa cruz island restoration program is part of the national park service mission as mandated by congress to preserve unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment education and inspiration of this and future generations. Like his father dr.
Die insel erreicht im devils peak eine hohe von 747 metern uber dem meer und hat laut census 2000 zwei permanente bewohner. Santa cruz islands volcanic group of islands in the country of solomon islands southwestern pacific ocean 345 miles 555 km east of guadalcanal. Santa cruz island liegt im santa barbara county und ist bestandteil des channel islands nationalparks.
Although santa cruz island is included within the boundaries of channel islands national park the nature conservancy portion of the island does not belong to the park. The stantons detailed records and collections now reside with the santa cruz island foundation in carpinteria ca. Stanton recognized the importance of documenting the islands natural and human history.
A transfer of 8500 acres from the nature conservancy to the park was completed in 2000. For many years he was its only registered voter. As of 2013 there were five breeding pairs on santa cruz island two on santa rosa and one on anacapa and a total of over 40 bald eagles on the northern channel islands.
Maximum elevation is 2470 feet and is the highest elevation of all the channel islands. The main islands are nendo also called ndeni island or santa cruz island utupua vanikolo and tinakula.