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Mission Ruins

Anthony Quartuccio

My primary interest was to sketch and paint as many missions and ruins as I could find and time would permit. There are some 30 to 36 missions, depending on how they are listed. Catholic missionaries established the Baja California missions from 1697 to 1768. With their crumbling adobe walls, most of the missions are
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Baja California Sur

Eligio Moisés Coronado

DESCRIPTION OF THE PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY The Mexican state of Baja California Sur occupies the southern half of the peninsula of Baja California, in northwestern Mexico. It is located between the meridians 109o 25′ and 115o 05′ west longitude, and parallels 28o and 22o 52′ north latitude. To the north is the state of Baja California.
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