San José del Cabo Mission

Local nameParroquia de San José
LocationSan José del Cabo, Mexico

Mission San José del Cabo was the southernmost of the Jesuit missions on the Baja California peninsula, located near the modern city of San José del Cabo in Baja California Sur, Mexico.

The southern cape of the Baja California peninsula had been an often-visited landmark for Spanish navigators for nearly two centuries when a mission was finally established at the Pericú settlement of Añuití in 1730 by Nicolá Tamaral. The Río San José, or San José River, stops just shy of the ocean, with a one km long sand bar creating an estuary, the third largest in Mexico. This pooling of brackish water has created an oasis in the surrounding Sarcocaule desert.

Tags CatholicPlace of Worship
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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Misión_Estero_de_las_Palmas_de_San_José_del_Cabo_Añuití

Address Calle Ignacio Zaragoza, San José del Cabo 23400, Mexico

Coordinates 23°3'43.668" N -109°41'45.077" E

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