Southern California Bight

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The Southern California Bight is the curved coastline of Southern California from Point Conception to San Diego. The area includes the Channel Islands and part of the Pacific Ocean.[1]

History[edit]

This area was the traditional homeland of the Chumash and the Gabrieliño tribes.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Dailey, M. D., Reish, D. J., Anderson, J. W. (editors), 1993. Ecology of the Southern California Bight: A Synthesis and Interpretation. University of California Press, Berkeley / Los Angeles / London, 926 pp.