from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A lofty rocky islet rising precipitously from the sea.
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This harbor  ends on the north with a large, steep, and broken point, at the foot of which there is a white farallon to which and to the point I gave the name of San Carlos , and with Point San
In the middle of this bay is standing a high farallon with submerged rocks around it.
Tuesday March 30, 2010, 11: 10 AM - farallon says:
Consumer farallon My vote for most appalling consumer product of 2009:
The high farallon is Red Rock.] [Footnote 70: The rocks are The Sisters and The Brothers.] [Footnote 71: San Pablo Bay.] [Footnote 72: Napa Slough.