The Encyclopedia about all things California Channel Islands — keeping island history alive and bringing the dead to life. Readers are encouraged to contact ISLAPEDIA author, Marla Daily, with comments, edits and suggestions. firstname.lastname@example.org.
About ISLAPEDIA [9,856 pages + 4,632 images ~ December 1, 2016]
is a comprehensive California Channel Islands encyclopedia covering hundreds of topics and thousands of entries on all eight California Channel Islands: San Miguel, Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz, Anacapa, San Nicolas, Santa Barbara, Santa Catalina and San Clemente Islands. ISLAPEDIA includes more than 1700 people, place names, ships and shipwrecks, island events and noteworthy topics. Rare 19th and early 20th century island references
and unique unpublished manuscripts and diaries are found here. ISLAPEDIA was begun in 1973 by cultural anthropologist, Marla Daily
, president of the Santa Cruz Island Foundation
(1987-current). The Santa Cruz Island Foundation is the sole institution devoted to the cultural history, art, film and science of all eight California Channel Islands.
ISLAPEDIA is a continuing research work in progress—now in its 4th decade. Donate here
THE CALIFORNIA CHANNEL ISLANDS:
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA ISLANDS:
PACIFIC ISLANDS OFF THE BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO PENINSULA: