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As time went on, Jesuit priests sent back increasingly detailed descriptions of the real (versus imaged) California, as this map from 1700 shows. (Credit: Stanford University)

As time went on, Jesuit priests sent back increasingly detailed descriptions of the real (versus imaged) California, as this map from 1700 shows. (Credit: Stanford University)