The following images were all taken near the same location, ~26.05618/111.086:

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Large arch in the east shore of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Sally lightfoot crabs on Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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The Intrepid Kayaker approaching the ghost town on Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Andrea Wolf and Herb Howe launching in the morning
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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A last look south from our favorite camp on Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Don Fleming and Kate DesLauriers almost ready to launch
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Doug Hamilton almost ready to launch
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Calm water paddling towards the east point of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Big arch in the shore of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Reflected cliffs on the northeast side of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Rocky point on the northeast side of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Offshore rock with cacti growing on it
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Kate DesLauriers paddling down the east shore of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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White cliffs on the east shore of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Rounding the east point of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Kate DesLauriers rounding the east point of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Rounding the east point of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Dolphins off the east point of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Don Fleming rounding the east point of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Kate DesLauriers inside the east point of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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White bluff inside the east point of Isla Carmen
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Old lighthouse tower near the ghost town on Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Doug Hamiton and Kate DesLauriers landed at the ghost town on Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Buildings in front of the salt flat at the ghost town on Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Buildings at the ghost town on Isla Carmen
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The old pier at the ghost town on Isla Carmen
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Viveres at the ghost town on Isla Carmen
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Buildings in the ghost town on Isla Carmen
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Inside a building at the ghost town on Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Cactus garden in an old cart at the ghost town on Isla Carmen
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Old salt processing equipment at the ghost town on Isla Carmen
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The old pier at the ghost town on Isla Carmen
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Cactus growing in fork lifts at the ghost town on Isla Carmen
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Taller Mechanico at the ghost town on Isla Carmen
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Cactus growing in fork lifts at the ghost town on Isla Carmen
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Old generator housings in the power house at the ghost town on Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Old generator engine in the power house at the ghost town on Isla Carmen
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Doug Hamilton examining an old boat in the ghost town on Isla Carmen
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Buildings at the ghost town on Isla Carmen
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The new generator at the hunting lodge on Isla Carmen
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Water tank in front of the hunting lodge on Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Dough Hamilton behind the Keep Out sign at the hunting lodge on Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Anogher fork lift in front of the old pier at the ghost town on Isla Carmen
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Inside the harbor masters office at the ghost town on Isla Carmen
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Car engine block at the ghost town on Isla Carmen
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Doug Hamilton and Kate DesLauriers in a house at the ghost town on Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Stairs in a house at the ghost town on Isla Carmen
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Lunch inside the harbor masters office at the ghost town on Isla Carmen
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Courtyard behind a house in the ghost town on Isla Carmen
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Paddling away from the hunting lodge on Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Shipwreck in shallow water off Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/24/2008 .
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Morning light at camp on Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/23/2008 .
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Kayak, sail and rock in camp on Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/23/2008 .
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Yellow leged gull nest with eggs
Taken on 4/23/2008 .
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Doug Hamilton climbs the rock behind our camp on Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/23/2008 .
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Half a bottle of rum in front of Don Fleming's tent
Taken on 4/23/2008 .
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Micro-caves in the hill behind our camp
Taken on 4/23/2008 .
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Our camp on Isla Carmen viewed from above
Taken on 4/23/2008 .
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Looking down from the cliff-top at rocks fallen into the water
Taken on 4/23/2008 .
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Our camp on Isla Carmen viewed from above
Taken on 4/23/2008 .
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Hiking back down to camp in an arroyo
Taken on 4/23/2008 .
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The arroyo becomes too steep to hike, a dry waterfall
Taken on 4/23/2008 .
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Almost back down to camp in the arroyo
Taken on 4/23/2008 .
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Doug Hamilton and Don Fleming hiding in the cave out of the noon day sun
Taken on 4/23/2008 .
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Herb Howe and Andrea Wolf preparing dinner
Taken on 4/23/2008 .
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The Intrepid Kayaker at the north tip of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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The Intrepid Kayaker landing at V beach on Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Don Fleming preparing his infamous Twinkies Flambe
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Rounding the northeast corner of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Don Fleming paddling across the top of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Sandy beach near the top of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Limestone cliffs over blue water with sandy bottom on Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Herb Howe paddling across the top of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Limestone pillars over blue water on Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Herb Howe paddling across the top of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Limestone cliffs over blue water with sandy bottom on Isla Carmen
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Don Fleming and Dough Hamilton paddling across the top of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Clear blue water around Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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The northern tip of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Kate DesLauriers near the northern tip of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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The northern tip of Isla Carmen
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The northeast tip of Isla Carmen
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Rounding the northern tip of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Big cave in the north tip of Isla Carmen
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Kate DesLauriers rounding the north tip of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Kayakers rounding a rocky reef on the north tip of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Don Fleming found us a rest stop beach with a palm tree
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Rock spire on the north end of Isla Carmen
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Kayakers rounding a rocky reef on the north end of Isla Carmen
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Rock spire on the north end of Isla Carmen
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Water reflecting sky on the north end of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Arch in the cliff on the north end of Isla Carmen
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Limestone over sandstone on the north end of Isla Carmen
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Rugged cliffs on the north end of Isla Carmen
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Limestone cliffs on the north end of Isla Carmen
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Limestone cave on the north end of Isla Carmen
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Large limestone cave near V Beach on Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Linestone cliff on west side of V Beach
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Inside a cave on east side of V Beach
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Doug Hamilton finds me inside a cave on the east side of V Beach
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Everyone else landed at V Beach, but didn't want to camp there
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Puffer fish in shallow water near V Beach on Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Northeast corner of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Faro, navigation light, on the northeast corner of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Cliffs on the northeast corner of Isla Carmen
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Looking down the east side of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Rock spire on the east side of Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Don Fleming caught us several Chino Mero for dinner
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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The best camping beach on Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Other campers left this treasure drove on a rock on a beach on Isla Carmen
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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Vultures on the cliff above our camp
Taken on 4/22/2008 .
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