Santa Catalina Island, often called Catalina Island, is a rocky island off the coast of the U.S. state of California in the Gulf of Santa Catalina. The island is 22 miles (35 km) long and 8 miles (13 km) across at its greatest width. The island is located about 22 miles (35 km) south-southwest of Los Angeles, California. The highest point on the island is 2,097 feet (639 m) known as Mt. Orizaba. Santa Catalina is part of the Channel Islands of California archipelago and lies within Los Angeles County.
Our map portrays a max depth of 677 feet, measuring 16 x 20 x 2 inches. Catalina’s legend displays the following history:
Native tribes settled on the island over 7,000 years before being claimed by Spain in 1542. It’s location was perfect for the operations of fur traders and pirates alike up until the mid-19th century when the land started to be sold as a tourist attraction. Eventually, William Wrigley of the Wrigley Gum fortune purchased the island and developed it as a popular destination getaway for the Hollywood’s rich and famous.