Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1539/00/00 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo Explorer Juan Cabrillo makes landfall on the Farallon Islands

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Physiographic feature Archipelago

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Particulars for Farallone Islands:
Historic Use Animal facility
Area of Significance Commerce
Area of Significance Exploration-settlement
Owner Federal
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance National
Sight Category Site
Geographic Wildlife Refuge

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 8th March 1977

Registry Name: Farallone Islands
Registry Address: 28 mi. W of San Francisco
Registry Number: 77000332
Resource Type: Site
Owner: Federal
Area in Acres: 211
Non-Contributing Buildings: 5
Contributing Sites: 1
Non-Contributing Structures: 4
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Commerce, Exploration-settlement
Applicable Criteria: Event
Period of Significance: 1600-1649, 1500-1599, 1850-1874, 1800-1824
Significant Year: 1539
Historic Function: Landscape, Agriculture, subsistence
Historic Sub-Function: Animal facility
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Conservation area

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