Anacapa Island is a small volcanic island located about 14 miles (23 km) off the coast of Ventura, California, in Ventura County.
Anacapa is part of the Channel Islands archipelago (island chain), and is part of the Channel Islands National Park. It is the smallest of the northern islands. The island is actually composed of three islets: East Island, Middle Island and West Island.
Viseted on Sunday March 27, 2011 with Sierra Club of South Bay.
Island Facts: Anacapa Island
* Located in Ventura County. * Five miles long and 1/4 mile wide * Average rainfall is between eight and thirteen inches per year. * The Anacapa deer mouse is only found on Anacapa Island. * Frenchy LeDreau lived at Frenchys Cove from 1928 to 1956. * 29 Chumash archeological sites * 130 sea caves * The Anacapa lighthouse, turned on in 1932, was the last permanent lighthouse built on the west coast. * Harbor seals and California sea lions rest and breed on the island.
Info from http://www.nps.gov/chis/index.htm