The following images were all taken near the same location, ~26.87603/111.79293:

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Herb Howe leaving Punta Pilares
Taken on 4/2/2007 .
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Andrea Wolf leaving Punta Pilares
Taken on 4/2/2007 .
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The foundations of the ore processing buildings viewed from the water
Taken on 4/2/2007 .
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The aroyo with a road back to civilazation from the mining town
Taken on 4/2/2007 .
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Another rock with an osprey nest
Taken on 4/2/2007 .
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Beaches with arroyos, we could camp on any of these
Taken on 4/2/2007 .
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Kate DesLauriers watching me enter a cave
Taken on 4/2/2007 .
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A smaller group could camp in these caves
Taken on 4/2/2007 .
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Beautiful reef just under the surface near a point
Taken on 4/2/2007 .
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Doug Hamilton paddling south from Punta Pilares
Taken on 4/2/2007 .
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Everyone landed for a break
Taken on 4/2/2007 .
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Rounding several low points
Taken on 4/2/2007 .
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Doug Hamilton rock gardening close to shore, as usual
Taken on 4/2/2007 .
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Red bluffy shore north of Punta Santa Rosa
Taken on 4/2/2007 .
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The intrepid kayaker paddling to Punta Santa Rosa
Taken on 4/2/2007 .
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Don Fleming and his new friend at Punta Pilares
Taken on 4/1/2007 .
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Breakfast tacos with eggs donated by 'The Girls'
Taken on 4/1/2007 .
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Calm water the next day on the north side of Punta Pilares
Taken on 4/1/2007 .
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The reef in front of our camp at Punta Pilares
Taken on 4/1/2007 .
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Rocky beaches south of Punta Pilares
Taken on 4/1/2007 .
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The old road to Punta Pilares is washed out in many places
Taken on 4/1/2007 .
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Our campsite viewed from the old road to Punta Pilares
Taken on 4/1/2007 .
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More reefs south of Punta Pilares
Taken on 4/1/2007 .
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Kate DesLauriers looking at the foundation of the Superintendent's House
Taken on 4/1/2007 .
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The old marker at the Superintendent's House
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Doug Hamilton on the foundation of the Superintendent's House
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Kate DesLaurier examining the cistern for the Superintendent's House
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The new lot marker for the mining town near Punta Pilares
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Doug Hamilton in the ruins of adobe houses at the mining town
Taken on 4/1/2007 .
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Pillars that used to hold up a water line
Taken on 4/1/2007 .
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The big beach in front of the mining town
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Foundations of the ore processing buildings
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The big beach in front of the mining town
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Foundations of the ore processing buildings
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Foundations of a bridge to the mining town
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Slurry pipe that deposited cones of sand
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Baseball cap with California logo in English
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This cistern dates the mining town at 1943
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More mining town house foundations where the road goes inland
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Andrea Wolf and Herbe Howe heading back to camp from the mining town
Taken on 4/1/2007 .
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Foundations of the ore processing buildings
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The foundation of the Superintendent's House
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Doug Hamilton took the high road home
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Doug Hamilton repairing his broken kayak rudder
Taken on 4/1/2007 .
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Gravel beach on north side of Punta Pilares
Taken on 4/1/2007 .
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Palapa with furnature in fish camp on north side of Punta Pilares
Taken on 4/1/2007 .
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Pile of rocks on the north side of Punta Pilares
Taken on 4/1/2007 .
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Sandy beach on north side of Punta Pilares on a calm day
Taken on 4/1/2007 .
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End of box arroyo above Punta Pilares
Taken on 4/1/2007 .
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Our camp at Punta Pilares viewed from above
Taken on 4/1/2007 .
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The intrepid kayaker on the old road past Punta Pilares
Taken on 4/1/2007 .
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Approaching land at Punta Los Hornitos on Punta Concepcion
Taken on 3/31/2007 .
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Birds over Punta Concepcion
Taken on 3/31/2007 .
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Safely landed behind Punta Pilares
Taken on 3/31/2007 .
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Our camp behind Punta Pilares viewed from above
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A small palapa shrine on Punta Pilares
Taken on 3/31/2007 .
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Rough waves breaking on the north side of Punta Pilares
Taken on 3/31/2007 .
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Herb Howe soaking in warm water behind the reef at Punta Pilares
Taken on 3/31/2007 .
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Honey bees loved Kate DesLauriers leaky watter bottle caps
Taken on 3/31/2007 .
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Honey bees loved Kate DesLaurier's leaky watter bottle caps
Taken on 3/31/2007 .
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A view south from our 'kitchen' at Punta Pilares
Taken on 3/31/2007 .
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Doug Hamilton cooking dinner at Punta Pilares
Taken on 3/31/2007 .
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The intrepid kayaker pumping the desalinator at Punta Pilares
Taken on 3/31/2007 .
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