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Channel Islands

(Encyclopedia) Channel Islands or Santa Barbara Islands săn´tə bär´brə, –bərə [key], chain of eight rugged islands and many islets, extending c.150 mi (240 km) along the S Calif. coast from ...

Channel Islands National Park

(Encyclopedia) Channel Islands National Park: see Channel Islands , California; National Parks and Monuments (table).

Channel Islands

(Encyclopedia) Channel Islands, archipelago (2015 est. pop. 164,000), 75 sq mi (194 sq km), 10 mi (16 km) off the coast of Normandy, France, in the English Channel. The main islands are Jersey , Gu...

California State University System

(Encyclopedia) California State University System, coordinating agency established in 1960 by the merger of individual California state colleges, now consisting of 23 campuses. It constitutes one of the three...


(Encyclopedia) Camarillo kă˝mərē´yō [key], city (1990 pop. 52,303), Ventura co., S Calif.; inc. 1964. It is the center of a fertile farm area where citrus fruits and flowers are grown. Camarillo also h...


(Encyclopedia) Herm: see Channel Islands , British dependency.

Norman Isles

(Encyclopedia) Norman Isles, Great Britain: see Channel Islands .


(Encyclopedia) Jethou: see Channel Islands , British dependency.