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Punta Cerro Prieto

Punta Cerro Prieto is located in the Gulf of California. This gently sloping site consists of moderately uneven terrain, containing few cracks and folds.

Punta Cerro Prieto biodiversity survey overview

Punta Cerro Prieto is dominated by consolidated bedrock, and the area surrounding the site is comprised of a mixture of consolidated bedrock and boulder fields. The primary coastal orientation of this site is west.

Punta Cerro Prieto biodiversity closeup

Biodiversity Surveys were done in 2003. The Biodiversity Survey grid encompasses one section that is approximately 30 meters (along shore) x 10 meters (seaward).

For more information about Punta Cerro Prieto, please contact Pete Raimondi (raimondi@ucsc.edu).