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NOAA's America's Coastlines Collection
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The emerald hills above Dutch Harbor. Such brilliant green flora is typical of the Aleutian Islands. However, it not seen on a regular basis due to pervasive fog and clouds.
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The green hills of Unalaska Island.
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The road into the mountains above Dutch Harbor.
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Looking down into Dutch Harbor from the mountains of Unalaska Island. A Coastal Transportation freighter is seen in the center right.
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Looking down into Dutch Harbor from the mountains of Unalaska Island.
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Looking towards Makushin Volcano over the green mountains of Unalaska Island.
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Sparse moss covers rock as one heads higher in the mountains of Unalaska Island. The climate becomes significantly more inclement as one heads higher.
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Rugged hills and inlets of Unalaska Island
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Moss and grass about a small spring in the high hills of Unalaska Island.
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The view from the World War II lookout bunker above the town of Dutch Harbor.
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Ladder down to bomb shelter at Dutch Harbor Army lookout bunker dating to World War II.
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Shishaldin Volcano on the right and Isanotski Volcano on the left as seen from the Bering Sea side of the Aleutian Islands.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Unimak Island
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Shishaldin Volcano rising majestically above the Bering Sea.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Unimak Island
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A telescopic view of Shishaldin Volcano showing that it is indeed an active volcano with steam and gases discharging from the summit caldera.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Unimak Island
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A telescopic view of Shishaldin Volcano from the Bering Sea.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Unimak Island
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A telescopic view of Shishaldin Volcano from the Bering Sea.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Unimak Island
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Roundtop is the high mountain on the left, the next is an unnamed peak designated Unimak 5270 by the Alaska Volcano Observatory, and Isanotski, locally known as "Ragged Jack" is on the right. This view is from the Bering Sea.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Unimak Island
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Roundtop seen from the Bering Sea.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Unimak Island
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Pavlof Volcano the high peak in the center and Pavlof Sister in center left as seen from the Bering Sea.
Alaska, Alaska Peninsula, Port Moller area
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Dutch Harbor seen from the hills above. A Coastal Transportation freighter is seen in the lower center right.
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The green green hills of the Unalaska Island.
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Rugged shoreline in the Dutch Harbor area.
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Man-made breakwater sheltering vessels at Dutch Harbor.
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Man-made breakwater sheltering vessels at Dutch Harbor.
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Waves crashing along offshore rocks near Point Piedras Blancas.
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Aerial view of Point Piedras Blancas and the lighthouse complex.
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Aerial view of Point Piedras Blancas and the regional coastline extending from the southeast in the bottom to the north at top.
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The remains of the Piedras Blancas lighthouse (top was destroyed in an earthquake and removed as a safety measure) and the tide pools to the north.
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Waves crashing along the rocky tidepools of Point Piedras Blancas.
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Looking to the south at the renovated Piedras Blancas Lighthouse from the rocky shoreline.
2012
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Aerial view of Piedras Blancas Light House. White seabird guano on the rocks gave the location its Spanish name "Piedras Blancas" (white rocks).
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Sunrise over the mountains near the central California coast.
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Panorama of the Central California Coast on a misty day.
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Sunset over the ocean looking from Carmel Bay to Point Lobos.
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Looking north along the rocky Big Sur coast near Granite Canyon.
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The rocky, wave-sculpted coastline near Granite Canyon.
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Waves and sunset over Carmel Bay with Point Lobos in the left center.
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Landscape shot of marine layer fog coming onshore at Granite Canyon.
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Sunrise in the clouds to the east of the Santa Lucia Mountains at Granite Canyon.
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A view of the landmarks researchers use for guiding each other to find whales in the water at Point Piedras Blancas. The offshore rocks to the southeast are called "The Rocks" and the rock on land to the right is called "The Pinnacle."
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Continuing the orientation of landmarks for helping fellow researchers find whales in the water, the rocks on land in this view from left to right are "The Pinnacle," "The Hump," and "The Three Sisters."
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A telescopic view of the rocks to the southeast of Point Piedras Blancas.
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Waves washing over the SE "corner" of Point Piedras Blancas and looking to the SE.
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Moonset over Point Piedras Blancas and the central California coast. A good time to go tide-pooling as a lower low spring tide probably was occurring with the full moon.
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Looking north along the rocky Big Sur coast near Granite Canyon.
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Rocky canyons opening to the sea eroded by the incessant action waves pounding against seemingly, but not, indestructible granite. Near Granite Canyon.
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One of the numerous granite rock canyons for which Granite Canyon was named. The canyons are formed by the incessant action of waves pounding against seemingly, but not, indestructible granite.
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Rocky meeting of land and sea at Point Lobos State Reserve.
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Rocky meeting of land and sea at Point Lobos State Reserve.
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Along the Cypress Grove Trail looking south over Headland Cove at Point Lobos State Reserve.

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