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NOAA's America's Coastlines Collection
Catalog of Images

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Waterfront art at a construction site commemorating the Cannery Row of the 1930's and 1940's.
California, Monterey 2003 October
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Waterfront art at a construction site commemorating the Cannery Row of the 1930's and 1940's.
California, Monterey 2003 October
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Waterfront art at a construction site commemorating the Cannery Row of the 1930's and 1940's.
California, Monterey 2003 October
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The Monterey yacht harbor.
California, Monterey 2003 October
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The Allan Grove of Cupressus macrocarpa, the Monterey cypress, at Point Lobos State Reserve.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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Looking through Monterey cypress, Cupressus macrocarpa, to off-lying rocks at Point Lobos.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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Looking south down the Big Sur Coastline towards Point Sur. Point Sur can barely be made out in the far distance.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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Looking south down the Big Sur Coastline towards Point Sur. Point Sur can barely be made out in the far distance.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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Looking south down the Big Sur Coastline towards Point Sur. Point Sur can barely be made out in the far distance.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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Gray clouds, black rock and a gray sea at Point Lobos State Reserve.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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An islet of Santa Lucia Granodiorite, an erosion-resistant rock that underlies most of the Point Lobos area.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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A magnificent headland at Point Lobos as seen through Monterey Cypress, Cupressus macrocarpa.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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A magnificent headland at Point Lobos as seen through Monterey Cypress, Cupressus macrocarpa. The orange algae growing on the trees is Trentepohlia aurea v. polycarpa, a green alga which is rich in beta carotene. This algae is non-parasitic and generally grows on the side closest to salt spray.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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A magnificent headland at Point Lobos as seen through Monterey Cypress, Cupressus macrocarpa. Compare this photo to http://www.photolib.noaa.gov/historic/c&gs/theb0001.htm . This photo was taken 40 years earlier by the same photographer.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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Monterey cypress on a Point Lobos Santa Lucia granodiorite outcrop.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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Monterey cypress on a rocky headland on the north side of Point Lobos. Looking towards Carmel Bay and the Santa Lucia Mountains.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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Conglomerate of the Carmelo Formation at Point Lobos eroding and leaving behind a tidepool.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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Kelp, rocks, and look closely to see the heads of sea lion on the offshore rocks at Point Lobos.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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The Big Sur coastline as seen from Point Lobos.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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A bed of flowers at Point Lobos.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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Kelp, rocks, and look closely to see the heads of sea lion on the offshore rocks at Point Lobos.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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Rocks, tidepools and surf at Point Lobos.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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Bird Rock at the south end of Point Lobos State Reserve
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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China Cove at the south end of Point Lobos State Reserve.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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A flight of Brown Pelicans - Pelecanus occidentalis - as seen at Point Lobos.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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A flight of Brown Pelicans - Pelecanus occidentalis - as seen at Point Lobos.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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Looking north along the Big Sur coastline early in the morning. Northwestern slopes still are shaded.
California, Big Sur, Highway 1 2003 October
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Looking north along the Big Sur coastline toward the Bixby Canyon Bridge.
California, Big Sur, Highway 1 2003 October
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A long ways down to the ocean along California Highway 1 on the Big Sur coast.
California, Big Sur, Highway 1 2003 October
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The Point Sur Light Station.
California, Big Sur, Highway 1 2003 October
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The Point Sur Light Station.
California, Big Sur, Highway 1 2003 October
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Looking down a pristine beach toward Point Sur.
California, Big Sur, Highway 1 2003 October
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Looking north along the Big Sur coastline with fog-shrouded peaks.
California, Big Sur, Highway 1 2003 October
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Bixby Canyon Bridge.
California, Big Sur, Highway 1 2003 October
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Bixby Canyon Bridge.
California, Big Sur, Highway 1 2003 October
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A quiet cove (on this day) at Point Lobos.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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A quiet cove (on this day) at Point Lobos.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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Looking into a tide pool at Point Lobos.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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A deer going for a stroll along the ocean's edge at Point Lobos.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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A deer going for a stroll along the ocean's edge at Point Lobos or perhaps it was interested in the Carmelo Conglomerate.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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A deer going for a stroll along the ocean's edge at Point Lobos.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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A deer going for a stroll along the ocean's edge at Point Lobos.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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A quiet cove at Point Lobos looking toward Bird Rock.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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Looking toward Bird Rock at Point Lobos.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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Bird Island Rocks at south end of Point Lobos State Reserve.
California, Point Lobos State Preserve 2003 October
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Bird Island covered with guano. The black specks on the island are Brandt's Cormorants - Phalacrocorax penicillatus.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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Bird Island covered with guano.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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Bird Island covered with guano.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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Looking south from Point Lobos towards Carmel Highlands.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October
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Looking southeast from above Gibson Beach toward Carmel Highlands.
California, Point Lobos State Reserve 2003 October

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