Ermitaño, Santa Cruz Island

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Ermitaño alfalfa field on fertile bottom land Cañada la Cuesta, typical growth of cactus on northern slope of canyon and brush on southern. Feed conditions typical of west end of island. Shetland stallion at right.
Santa Cruz Island, Symmes, 1922


Ermitaño, Santa Cruz Island [Sp., hermit], field on was used primarily for planting alfalfa. It is located on the western part of the island

“on the fertile bottom land of Cañada de la Cuesta, with typical growth of cactus on the northern slope of the canyon and brush on the southern.” [Symmes 1922]