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NOAA Photo Library Image - amer0280

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 the seemingly, but not, indestructible granite rocks of the coastline.

Image ID: amer0280, NOAA's Small World Collection
Location: California, Granite Canyon, Big Sur
Photographer: Barbara Watson NOAA/NMFS/SWFSC

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