. The earth and its inhabitants .. . West oi breenwic^ Il2°i0- 0 to5 Fathoms. Depths. 5 to 25 Fathoms. 25 Fathoms and upwards. 12 Miles. off, the average annual yield is still estimated at about £10,000 on the spot. The pearls are bought up by Jewish dealers of New York, who realise considerable profits on the transaction. Loreto, which, like the capital, lies on the Gulf some 160 miles farther north, was formerly the religious centre of Lower California. Here the Jesuit mis- sionary, Salvatierra, established in 1697 the first fortified station, whence expedi- tions were made into'the interior

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. The earth and its inhabitants .. . West oi breenwic^ Il2°i0- 0 to5 Fathoms. Depths. 5 to 25 Fathoms. 25 Fathoms and upwards. 12 Miles. off, the average annual yield is still estimated at about £10,000 on the spot. The pearls are bought up by Jewish dealers of New York, who realise considerable profits on the transaction. Loreto, which, like the capital, lies on the Gulf some 160 miles farther north, was formerly the religious centre of Lower California. Here the Jesuit mis- sionary, Salvatierra, established in 1697 the first fortified station, whence expedi- tions were made into'the interior Stock Photo
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. The earth and its inhabitants .. . West oi breenwic^ Il2°i0- 0 to5 Fathoms. Depths. 5 to 25 Fathoms. 25 Fathoms and upwards. 12 Miles. off, the average annual yield is still estimated at about £10,000 on the spot. The pearls are bought up by Jewish dealers of New York, who realise considerable profits on the transaction. Loreto, which, like the capital, lies on the Gulf some 160 miles farther north, was formerly the religious centre of Lower California. Here the Jesuit mis- sionary, Salvatierra, established in 1697 the first fortified station, whence expedi- tions were made into'the interior
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. The earth and its inhabitants .. . West oi breenwic^ Il2°i0- 0 to5 Fathoms. Depths. 5 to 25 Fathoms. 25 Fathoms and upwards. 12 Miles. off, the average annual yield is still estimated at about £10,000 on the spot. The pearls are bought up by Jewish dealers of New York, who realise considerable profits on the transaction. Loreto, which, like the capital, lies on the Gulf some 160 miles farther north, was formerly the religious centre of Lower California. Here the Jesuit mis- sionary, Salvatierra, established in 1697 the first fortified station, whence expedi- tions were made into'the interior to bring back captives, who were then manu- factured into devout believers. At the western foot of the neighbouring Giant Mountain lies the village of Comondii, where a small detachment of Mexican soldiers held out for four mouths gainst greatly superioi- American forces. The architecture of this village, like