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Looking east from Tatoosh Island along the north shore of the Olympic Peninsula.
Washington, Cape Flattery
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Looking east from Tatoosh Island along the north shore of the Olympic Peninsula at sunrise.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Tatoosh Island and lighthouse seen from the air.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Tatoosh Island and lighthouse seen from the air.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Tatoosh Island and lighthouse seen from the air.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Tatoosh Island and lighthouse seen from the air.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Rocky shore of Tatoosh Island seen at low tide.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Looking south over a lazy sealion to Fuca Pillar from Tatoosh Island.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Looking to the east towards the lighthouse from the rock ledges and surge channels on the west side of Tatoosh Island. A lazy sealion has hauled out and asleep on the uncovered rock ledge.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Easily erodable breccia and conglomerate layers of Cape Flattery give rise to sea caves and off shore rocks.
Washington, Cape Flattery
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Eroding breccia and conglomerate layers give rise to sea caves and offshore rocks.
Washington, Cape Flattery
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Tatoosh Island and offshore rocks. A fishing vessel is taking the narrow channel between the island and Cape Flattery. Although a relatively calm day, offshore rocks can be easily spotted by the telltale white foam of waves breaking over them.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Sea caves and hidden beaches along the Cape Flattery shoreline.
Washington, Cape Flattery
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A sea lion colony hauled out on a finger of rock extending out from Tatoosh Island. Although high tide, surge channels can be seen indenting the island.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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A molting female sea lion hauled out on a warm beach.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Molting female sea lions on the beach at twilight.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Looking north across the entrance to the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The mountains of Vancouver Island are across the strait. Look closely to see the outbound bulk carrier in the left center of the picture.
Washington, Cape Flattery
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Looking north across Tatoosh Island on a day with substantial swell but little wind.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Transportation to Tatoosh Island. A Coast Guard helicopter landed the science 1 party on Tatoosh on a foggy summer day.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Tatoosh Island on a calm spring day.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Crepuscular rays bathe two inbound merchant vessels on a glorious spring morning .
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Looking east along the north side of the Olympic Peninsula.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Looking east along the north side of the Olympic Peninsula at about half-tide on Tatoosh Island. Sea palm kelp is waving just above the water surface.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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A lone sea lion resting on a bed of seaweed at low tide.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Sea gulls at the edge of a surge channel at low tide.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Biologists at the edge of a surge channel at low tide. Note the pile of ochraceous starfish. They are stripping one area of starfish and moving them to another to study how the ecological balance will change.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Biologists at the edge of a surge channel at low tide. Note the pile of ochraceous starfish. They are stripping one area of starfish and moving them to another to study how the ecological balance will change.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Surge channels, sea caves, tilted strata, and brown seaweed on Tatoosh Island.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Looking at the lighthouse from the tide pools and surge channels of Tatoosh Island.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Before the era of helicopters, small boats would offload supplies and personnel at Tatoosh Island by coming underneath the A-frame at the cliff's edge.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Looking south to Cape Flattery from Tatoosh Island at a low tide.
Washington, Tatoosh Island 2009 June 21
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Looking southeast to Cape Flattery from Tatoosh Island at a low tide.
Washington, Tatoosh Island 2009 June 21
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Mussels (Mytilus californianus)
Washington, Tatoosh Island 2009 June 21
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Looking towards the lighthouse across Tatoosh Island.
Washington, Tatoosh Island 2009 June 21
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Low tide on Tatoosh Island showing different tidal zones dominated by different species of algae.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Low tide on Tatoosh Island showing different tidal zones dominated by different species.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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A bed of mussels on Tatoosh Island seen at low tide.
Washington, Tatoosh Island 2009 June 21
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Low tide on Tatoosh Island showing different tidal zones dominated by different species.
Washington, Tatoosh Island 2009 June 21
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Scientists taking notes concerning the occurrence and variety of species.
Washington, Tatoosh Island 2009 June 21
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Looking southeast toward Cape Flattery from Tatoosh Island.
Washington, Tatoosh Island 2009 June 21
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A beautiful tidepool on Tatoosh Island filled with mussels, anemones, and algae.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Rock formations and driftwood on the northeast side of Tatoosh Island.
Washington, Tatoosh Island 2009 June 21
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Looking south toward Fuca Pillar from Tatoosh Island.
Washington, Tatoosh Island 2009 June 21
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Low tide on a foggy day with a small seal cruising by.
Washington, Tatoosh Island
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Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, the tallest in the United States at 210 feet.
North Carolina, Cape Hatteras
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Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse in the distance. This view actually shows only the upper 1/3 of the structure.
Florida, New Smyrna Beach
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The long shadow of Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse as seen from its top.
Florida, New Smyrna Beach
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Looking down the spiral staircase of Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse.
Florida, New Smyrna Beach
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Looking across Ponce Inlet to Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse from Smyrna Dunes Park.
Florida, New Smyrna Beach
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A snowy egret looking for lunch at New Smyrna Beach.
Florida, New Smyrna Beach

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