Photos & Multimedia
Explore Cabrillo National Monument using Google Earth. Join us on a narrated tour of the monument through this interactive map. The tour is a guide to the park that includes a voiceover and pop-up balloons along the way. View the fly-over video or click through the interactive map to hear the unique stories of many key features of the park.The tour is available through a downloadable KMZ file that opens in Google Earth or with a web browser plug-in (software) available at http://earth.google.com/plugin/tours.
Monumental Memories Scrapbook
You can download and view the Monumental Memories Scrapbook which was created for the Centennial Celebration for Cabrillo National Monument. The scrapbook includes photos from the archives as well as photos submitted by the public. This is a big file, over 150 pages, so give it time to download.
You can also down a portion of the scrapbook from the links below. The 150 pages were divided into three sections, each 50 pages in length. These subsections are 133 megabytes in size.
Monumental Memories Scrapbook (150 pages, 450 megabytes)
Download Our Free Cabrillo Wildflowers App
Now available on iTunes is the Cabrillo NM Wildflower app for iPhones & iPads. Just search "Cabrillo Wildflowers" or use this link.The app is loaded with lots of great plant photos (with more to come in future updates) and information. While particularly relevant to Cabrillo and Pt Loma, its a useful resource for anyone working in coastal southern California lands. Its very user friendly and appropriate for both the advanced botanist and causal observer.
Did You Know?
Did you know that the Old Point Loma Lighthouse at Cabrillo National Monument was only in service for 36 years? Due to its hilltop location, the light was frequently obscured by low clouds and fog, forcing construction of a new lighthouse closer to the water.