California was discovered in 1542 by Spanish explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo and the Cabrillo National Monument
stands high on the cliffs of Point Loma.
SPAWAR is located within eyeshot of San Diego's scenic and historic Old Town, while SSC PAC is nestled within the hills near Cabrillo National Monument
. Both locations offer outstanding opportunities for local tourism, as well as some of the most diverse food in the country.
Cabrillo National Monument
, in San Diego, and Gateway National Recreation Area, in and around New York City, had relatively low counts of microplastics.
Hundreds of miles away at the southern tip of California lies Cabrillo National Monument
, winner of the 2005 National Design Project Achievement Merit Award.
The Cabrillo National Monument
there has a glassed-in observatory for viewing.
One of the best lighthouses for whale-spotting is on San Diego's Point Loma in Cabrillo National Monument
; call (619) 557-5450 for details on whale talks.
Caption: CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: Peter and Emelie Lindstrom at Cabrillo National Monument
In California, Marie Young (in vest with junior ranger badges) at the George W.
Upwardly mobile You can see nearby Mexico from Cabrillo National Monument
. La Jolla also has breathtaking views and is the Beverley Hills of San Diego with luxury hotels such as La Valencia.