The following images were all taken near the same location, ~28.6701068878174/112.586517333984:

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Lucy O'Brien leads the crossing back to Isla Tiburon
Taken on 10/25/2004 .
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Lucy O'Brien leads the way to Isla San Esteban
Taken on 10/24/2004 .
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Beautiful reflections of cliff at Isla San Esteban
Taken on 10/24/2004 .
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Young sea lion on Isla San Esteban
Taken on 10/24/2004 .
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Light behind cliff on Isla San Esteban
Taken on 10/24/2004 .
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Lucy with Tiburon Islnd (Punta Willard) behind her
Taken on 10/24/2004 .
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Don Fleming relaxes afte crossing to Isla San Esteban
Taken on 10/24/2004 .
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Don Fleming admiring our campsite on Isla San Esteban
Taken on 10/24/2004 .
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The local seals investigate Lucy O'Brien on Isla San Esteban
Taken on 10/24/2004 .
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The Tanya Doll - AKA Lupitha - completes her crossing
Taken on 10/24/2004 .
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A yellow butterfly likes my yellow gear on Isla San Esteban
Taken on 10/24/2004 .
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Blue footed boobies on Isla San Esteban
Taken on 10/24/2004 .
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The water is very clear on Isla San Esteban
Taken on 10/24/2004 .
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A sting ray in the water off Isla San Esteban
Taken on 10/24/2004 .
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The water is very clear on Isla San Esteban
Taken on 10/24/2004 .
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John Somers goes spear fishing off Isla San Esteban
Taken on 10/24/2004 .
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A blenny on a sunny underwater rock off Isla San Esteban
Taken on 10/24/2004 .
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The water is very clear on Isla San Esteban
Taken on 10/24/2004 .
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John Somers goes spear fishing off Isla San Esteban
Taken on 10/24/2004 .
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I named our campsite on Isla San Esteban 'Happy Valley'
Taken on 10/24/2004 .
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Distant view of our campsite on Isla San Esteban
Taken on 10/24/2004 .
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Dave attempts a seal launch
Taken on 4/13/2004 .
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Approaching Isla San Esteban
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Vertical red cliffs
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Chalk cave with valley behind
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Basalt cliffs
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Dave at arroyo camp beach
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Spire of rock
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Steep red cliffs
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Roger Lamb rock gardening around Isla Tiburon
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Steep red cliffs
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Sleeping sea lion
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Dave in front of gravel beach and cliff
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Colorful cliff up close
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Roger Lamb exiting cave
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Dave and Roger outside cave
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Isla San Lorenzo behind end of Isla San Esteban
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Dave and Roger on lunch beach
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Isla San Pablo Matir in distance
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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My kayak on lunch beach
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Sea lions on beach
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Sea lion in water
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Small arch
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Dave rock gardening
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Sea lions charging into water
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Roger Lamb and Dave Littlejohn with sea lion
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Roger in front of vertical cliff
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Roger and Dave in front of vertical cliff
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Arch blocked by rocks
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Dave with Isla San Pablo Matir in distance
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Unable to proceed through small cave/arch
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Looking back out of small cave/arch
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Big bull sea lion
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Sea lions on beach
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Sea lions swimming in front of SW spit of island
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Southwest spit of island
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Arch to bright background
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Sea lions sleeping with flippers out of water
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Spire of rock
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Southern spit of island
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Roger Lamb reflected in calm water on SE corner of Isla San Esteban
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Dave reflected in calm water
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Southern spit of island
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Cliffs reflected in water
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Dave and Roger entering cave
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Roger Lamb entering cave
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Arch
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Roger Lamb and Dave Littlejohn in camp on Isla San Esteban
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Sunset sky
Taken on 4/12/2004 .
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Clouds above the island
Taken on 4/9/2004 .
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Roger lamb in front of yellow cliffs on Isla San Esteban
Taken on 4/9/2004 .
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Leaving Don Joe Fred and John behind on Isla San Esteban
Taken on 4/9/2004 .
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Tiburon viewed around a point on the island
Taken on 4/9/2004 .
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Clouds above the island
Taken on 4/9/2004 .
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Last close-up view of Esteban
Taken on 4/9/2004 .
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Fred Cooper changing batteries in his VHS radio
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Getting ready to launch the next morning
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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The Cardone forest north of our camping beach
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Roger paddling in early morning light
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Joe and Don heading north to Big Rock
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Sponge-like life form
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Looking south from the spit to Big Rock
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Don and Joe north of the spit to Big Rock
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Rocks on the south side of big rock spit
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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View back to Isla San Lorenzo
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Northwest corner of big rock
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Caves above the water line
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Green algae below cliffs on north side of big rock
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Rock garden on north side of big rock
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Roger Don and Joe viewed from inside rock garden
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Don Roger and Joe in front of Big Rock
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Algae in rock garden
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Anemones hanging down at low tide
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Algae covered crack with cliff behind
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Joe Don and John heading around NW corner of island
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Sea lions on N side of island
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Roger Lamb and Dave Littlejohn on north side of Isla San Esteban
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Cliffs on North side of island
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Looking ahead to the NE corner of island
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Oystercatcher turned it's back on the camera
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Cliffs on North side of island
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Campable beach on N side of island
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Rock formation on n side of island
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John in front of rock formation
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Calk cliffs on N side of island
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Large boulders on beach
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Shallow green water in front of cliffs
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Don and Joe in front of vertical cliff
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Vagina cave in cliff (Fred called it that)
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Fred and Isla Tiburon visible out large cave
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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View northwest out large cave
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Dave inside large cave
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Anemones on wall of large cave
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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John entering large cave
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view out large cave
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Small cave on e side of island
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Bluff between two beaches
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Seals porpoising in front of Joe Petolino and Don Fleming
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Cliffs on east side of island
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Roger Lamb trying to photograph sea lions
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Cliff on east side of island
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Cruise ship and Ship of Rock
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Chalk cliffs
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Large cave in chalk cliff
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Red stripe in rock cliff
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Ship of rock
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Kayakers examining cobble beach for campworthyness
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Cobble beach in front of Arroyo des Chuckwallas
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Southeast corner of island
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kayaks in front of chalk cliffs
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fuzzy cliffs
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Roger Lamb hiking up Arroyo des Chuckwallas on Isla San Esteban
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Small cave
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Panorama- large arroyo from above
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Roger Lamb at the peak of a cinder cone on Isla San Esteban
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Generation plant flower
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Cardone viewed from above
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Generation plant
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Shallow cave flower
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Roger Lamb in a shallow cave on Isla San Esteban
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The bottom of the arroyo
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Roger Lamb hiking down Arroyo des Chuckwallas on Isla San Esteban
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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The rare endangered Esteban chuckwalla
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Yacht in front of our arroyo beach
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Dave thinks his hands are bad now- wait a few days!
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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Merged panorama- large arroyo from above
Taken on 4/8/2004 .
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My boat finally landed on Esteban
Taken on 4/7/2004 .
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Dave watering the ocean
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Arch on east shore
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Red point on east shore
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Sea lion on east shore
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Joe and Don off west shore of Isla San Esteban
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rock and cliffs on east shore
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Little cave on east shore
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Double cave on east shore
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Big rock on east shore
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Sea lion colony
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Big cave on east shore
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Big rock closer
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Don and Joe landing near Fred
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Roger outside cave- San Lorenzo distant
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Inside cave- San Lorenzo distant
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inside cave.
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Roger inside cave.
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Landing on camping beach on east shore
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Fred Cooper coming in for a landing on east shore
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Merged panorama- cloud covered San Lorenzo
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The view ahead to Isla San Esteban:
Taken on 4/7/2004 .
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