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Will the Baja peninsula move closer to Mexico as spreading occurs in the Gulf of California?

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No. It is slowly drifting northwest in such a way that someday Los Angeles will be a suburb of San Francisco, and the Gulf of California will disappear and become a shallow sea facing the Pacific Ocean.
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Is Baja California in the US or Mexico?

The Baja California Peninsula is part of Mexico. It is also composed by two federal states: Baja California (Capital: Mexicali) and Baja California Sur (Capital: La Paz).

What gulf separates Baja California from the rest of Mexico?

The Gulf of California , also known as Seaof Cortes or Mar de Cortez (as known in Mexico),is the body of water that separates Baja California Peninsula fromthe Mexican ma

Does mexico have the baja peninsula?

Yes Baja and Yuatacan Peninsulas are in Mexico. "Baja" is the common name for the Baja California Peninsula, which protrudes from southern California and runs along north-west

Is Baja California a peninsula?

Yes, it is. But don't confuse it with California, which is a state on the western board of the United States. See related questions for further detail.

Why is Mexico western peninsula called Baja?

When it was discovered in 1534 by Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes, the long peninsula was thought to be an island, so it was named after a mythical island inhabited by Amaz