Baja California Global Eye Print

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Nothing frames your memories quite like a map. Featuring an impressive level of detail, pin-point accuracy, top-notch paper quality and bold ink saturation, our Global Eye prints are sure to spark a conversation once they’re displayed on your wall.

Quick Facts!

 

The Baja California Peninsula is a peninsula in Northwestern Mexico. It separates the Pacific Ocean from the Gulf of California. The peninsula extends 1,247 km (775 miles) from Mexicali, Baja California in the north to Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur in the south.

The land of California existed as a myth among European explorers before it was discovered. The earliest known mention of the idea of California was in the 1510 romance novel Las Sergas de Esplandián by Spanish author Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo. The book described the Island of California as being west of the Indies, "very close to the side of the Terrestrial Paradise; and it is peopled by black women, without any man among them, for they live in the manner of Amazons."

Following Hernán Cortés' conquest of Mexico, the lure of an earthly paradise as well as the search for the fabled Strait of Anián, helped motivate him to send several expeditions to the west coast of New Spain in the 1530s and early 1540s. Its first expedition reached the Gulf of California and California, and proved the Island of California was in fact a peninsula.Nevertheless, the idea of the island persisted for well over a century and was included in many maps. The Spaniards gave the name Las Californias to the peninsula and lands to the north, including both Baja California and Alta California, the region that became parts of the present-day U.S. states of California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, and parts of Colorado and Wyoming. Learn More

 

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ESTIMATED DELIVERY TIMES

TO UNITED STATES

We offer 2 classes of postage to US addresses using USPS. First-Class Mail typically delivers in 5-8 business days. Priority 2-Day Mail typically delivers in 2-3 Days depending on the address.

TO CANADA

For our framed prints, shipping price varies based on province, but we've kept the prices as low as possible. First-Class Mail typically delivers in up to 15 days to Canada. Please note that delays may occur at the border due to slow customs processing times. Duties may occur. 

SHIPPING WORLDWIDE

For our framed prints, shipping price varies based on country, but we've kept the prices as low as possible. First-Class Mail typically delivers in up to 15 days. Please note that delays may occur at the border due to slow customs processing times. Duties may occur.