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Channel Islands National Park
Source: Channel Islands National ParkThe Central Valley’s dry, rocky, south-facing slope gives rise to the island’s highest peak (Picacho del Diablo, 2434 feet), and contrasts sharply with the cooler, moist, chaparral-and-oak covered north-facing slope.
Source: Channel Islands National ParkDevoted to the protection and management of ecologically significant land, The Nature Conservancy manages the western 76% of Santa Cruz Island. Their island headquarters is located in the island’s central valley.