by growing spineless cactus for livestock feedJack London saw fine, fat cattle in Hawaii living well on spined cactus and wanted to duplicate the success of Hawaiian ranchers. He planted this field with Spineless Prickly Pear Cactus, Opuntia avalon, developed by renowned horticulturalist Luther Burbank. Between 1907 and 1913, Burbank promoted it as cattle feed.
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|Placed By||California State Department of Parks and Recreation|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, April 8th, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 539608 N 4245334|
|Decimal Degrees||38.35530000, -122.54666667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 21.318', W 122° 32.8'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 21' 19.08" N, 122° 32' 48" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near Lake Trail, Glen Ellen CA 95442, US|
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