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Queen Calafia’s Island


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Queen Calafia’s Island

  1. 1. Queen Calafia’s Island Hist 141 Summer 2011 By: Le Thi My Ho
  2. 2. 1: QUEEN CALAFIA’S ISLAND <ul><li>1533 Spanish explorer, Hernan Cortes , landed on what they thought was an island and called it after the mythic island of California, hoping to find gold and precious stones </li></ul><ul><li>California is a peninsula that faces the Pacific Ocean between latitude 42 degrees north (at the border of the American state of Oregon) and latitude 32 degrees north (at the border of the Mexican state of Baja California Norte) </li></ul><ul><li>Earliest Inhabitants, The Native Americans, had so many languages, tribes, tribelets, and these autonomous communities offered a paradigm of linguistic and cultural diversity for the rest of the world </li></ul>
  3. 3. 1: QUEEN CALAFIA’S ISLAND <ul><li>California is resulted from </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A collision and grinding of the North American and Pacific plates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lava flow of volcanoes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bulldozing action of glaciers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flow of water </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Depositing of alluvial soil </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Distinct arrangements of Mountain, Valley, Canyon, Coastline, Plain, and Desert </li></ul>
  4. 4. 1: QUEEN CALAFIA’S ISLAND <ul><li>Major Earthquakes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1857 Tejon Pass in Southern California </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1872 Owens Valley </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1906 San Francisco </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1933 Long Beach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1971 San Fernando Valley </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1989 San Francisco Bay Area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1994 San Fernando Valley </li></ul></ul>