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Near Ocotillo in Imperial County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Yuha Well

(Santa Rosa de Las Lajas)

 
 
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By Michael Kindig, December 18, 2010
1. Yuha Well Marker
Inscription. Used by the Kamias Indians who showed it to Anza's scouts on March 8, 1774. The second Anza Expedition passed here on December 11, 1775. Later an important water source on the trail from Yuma to San Diego.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail marker series.
 
Location. 32° 42.954′ N, 115° 52.622′ W. Marker is near Ocotillo, California, in Imperial County. Marker can be reached from Anza Trail Road. Click for map. Marker is accessible by 4WD vehicles only. Anza Trail Road can be reached by the Yuba Cutoff (State Route 98) 11 miles east of the Town of Ocotillo. Marker is in this post office area: Ocotillo CA 92259, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. De Anza Overlook (approx. 2 miles away); Jay C. von Werlhof (approx. 7.2 miles away); Site of Fort Romualdo Pacheco (approx. 14 miles away but has been reported missing).
 
Categories. ExplorationNative Americans
 
Yuha Well image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, December 18, 2010
2. Yuha Well
Yuha Well image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, December 18, 2010
3. Yuha Well
Yuha Well image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, December 18, 2010
4. Yuha Well
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 557 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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