Clarion Island

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Clarion Island

The highest mountain on Clarion Island, Revillagigedo Islands, is named Mount Gallegos in honor of Jose M. Gallegos Rubio |. It rises to 100 feet in elevation.


February 20, 1897 [LAT/SD]: “The schooner Wahlberg has sailed for the Lower Califoria coast, carrying a scientific expedition in charge of A. W. Anthony, the naturalist, who seeks specimens of birds and animals for the Smithsonian Institution. Professor T. S. Brandegee, one of the authorities on coast flora, is with the party; also R. C. McGregor of Stanford, E. A. Salisbury of Los Angeles, Col. Scott J. Anthony of Denver. The schooner will visit the Socorro and Clarion group of islands, 300 miles from Cape St. Lucas, and possibly Tiburon Island in the Gulf of California. The trip will last from six to eight months.”



  • 1925. G. H. Banning. In Mexican Waters London: Martin Hopkinson & Co;, Ltd., 1925
Islands of Southern California (San Nicolas and San Clemente Islands; Guadalupe Island; Alijos Rocks and Clarion Island; Socorro Island; Las Tres Marietas Islands; Isabel Island; Las Tres Marias Islands; Carmen and San Josef Islands
[original in SCIF archives]