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The Fossil Sea Cow, by Frank Perry
The skeleton is from a fossil sea cow (Dusisiren jordani) that lived in the Santa Cruz area 10 to 12 ... [Read more]

Laura J. F. Hecox, by Frank Perry
From 1869 to 1941 the federal government maintained a white, two-story lighthouse at Santa Cruz. Located near the site of ... [Read more]

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Prepared by C. McK. Laizure,
Mining Engineer of the California State Mining Bureau

Gold occurs in Santa Cruz County in auriferous black sand deposits, in placer deposits in a number of creeks and gulches on the sides of Ben Lomond Mountain, and in small quartz seams on Ben ..." [More]

Excerpted from Mineral Survey of Santa Cruz County - Gold by C. McK. Laizure