Island of the Blue Dolphins

By Ben Hammond

Juana Maria and her tribe

It was highly populated by the Nicoleno. These people were native to the Uto-Aztecs , they have been there for 10,000 years. Later they became extinct after they left when the last person died "Karnana" in 1853. She did build a bone fence and had a dog.

Climate of the Island

It is very warm all year round. During winter the average January temperature is 58 degrees farenhight . Average temperature for July is 78 degrees farenhight.



since 2010 there have been 4,096 people living there, 90 percent of the people live in the only city called Avalon. In the 1900 almost no one lived there except for some sheep and cattle herders.