Mendocino, Cape
geographical name headland NW California SSW of Eureka; extreme W point of California, at 124°8′W

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  • Mendocino,Cape — Men·do·ci·no (mĕn də sēʹnō), Cape A promontory of northwest California south southwest of Eureka. First sighted by a Spanish explorer in 1542, it is the westernmost extremity of the state. * * * …   Universalium

  • Cape Mendocino — in Humboldt County, California, USA, is the westernmost point on the coast of California. (Mendocino County lies to the south.) It has been a landmark since the 16th century when the Manila Galleons would reach the coast here following the… …   Wikipedia

  • Mendocino, California — Mendocino   census designated place   Mendocino, California …   Wikipedia

  • Mendocino — may mean: Mendocino County, California, USA Mendocino, California, a town in Mendocino County Cape Mendocino in Humboldt County, California Mendocino Brewing Company, a brewery and brewpub located in the county of the same name Mendocino National …   Wikipedia

  • Mendocino Woodlands State Park — U.S. National Register of Historic Places U.S. National Historic Landmark …   Wikipedia

  • Mendocino — [men΄də sē′nō] Cape [Sp, prob. after Mendoza, surname of a viceroy of New Spain] cape in NW Calif.: westernmost point of the state …   English World dictionary

  • Mendocino Fracture Zone — The Mendocino Fracture Zone between the Gorda Plate and Pacific Plate The Mendocino Fracture Zone is a fracture zone and transform boundary off the coast of Cape Mendocino in far northern California. It runs westward from a triple junction with… …   Wikipedia

  • Mendocino County — County of Mendocino   County   Seal …   Wikipedia

  • Cape Mendocino Light — Infobox Lighthouse caption = Cape Mendocino Light (USCG) location = Shelter Cove, California coordinates = yearlit = 1868 automated = 1951 yeardeactivated = 1970s (Old) foundation = Concrete construction = Cast Iron shape = white 16 sided… …   Wikipedia

  • Mendocino Triple Junction — The Mendocino Triple Junction is a geologic triple junction where the San Andreas Fault meets the Mendocino Fault and the Cascadia subduction zone, separating three tectonic plates: the Pacific Plate, the North American Plate and the Gorda Plate …   Wikipedia

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