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March 21, 1896

PENINSULA DEL CORONADO.

Author Affiliations

PROFESSOR OF GYNECOLOGY IN THE MEDICAL COLLEGE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA; PRESIDENT CALIFORNIA STATE MEDICAL SOCIETY 1891. LOS ANGELES, CAL.

JAMA. 1896;XXVI(12):572-573. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430640024001h

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Abstract

In Los Angeles, as elsewhere, the physician and his family must take their summer vacation. In fact it may be more necessary here, as there is but little change in the seasons, while in New York there are the four regular seasons, each decidedly different from the other. Sometimes we go to the mountains from ten to fifty miles away, sometimes to Catalina Island twenty-five miles from the mainland, but this year we decided to take our outing on the Peninsula of Coronado, which juts out from the mainland in front of San Diego, 126 miles south of Los Angeles. This trip can be taken by sea or rail, the latter being usually chosen. The Santa Fé Railroad in traversing this distance takes a delightful route, first through the orchards and orange groves (never say orange orchards) of Los Angeles and Orange Counties for fifty miles and then at the

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