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The San Joaquin, the Sierra, and beyond

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Published by Western Tanager Press in Santa Cruz, Calif .
Written in English



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Edition Notes

StatementWilliam C. Sanford.
LC ClassificationsF859.3 .S26 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 197 p. :
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1123243M
ISBN 10093413653X
LC Control Number94060922

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The Southern Pacific began its march out of the Bay Area in March of when it opened an extension 30 miles south of San Jose to Gilroy. Beyond, it passed through the San Joaquin Valley reaching Modesto (November, ), Fresno (May, ), and Bakersfield (November, ) before dispatching its first train to Los Angeles (then a town of. San Joaquin River, river in central California, U.S. It is formed by forks rising on Mount Goddard in the Sierra Nevada and flows southwest and then north-northwest past Stockton to join the Sacramento River above Suisun Bay after a course of miles ( km). It is dammed for hydroelectric power. N. Lake Road Merced, CA [email protected] () San Joaquin pocket mice have been observed living up to 10 years. Most probably live only one to a few years and most mortality probably occurs when individuals are less than 1 year old. Behavior. San Joaquin pocket mice are nocturnal, foraging at night on the .