Tag Archives: Pacific

Point Conception, the Cape Horn of the Pacific

A mural of Point Conception lighthouse painted on the exterior of a building in Lompoc, California, Santa Barbara County. An accompanying reader board describes the surrounding coastline as “the mariner’s stretch of nightmare coast known as ‘the graveyard of ships.’” … Continue reading

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Gaviota Coast Sunset

Gaviota Coast, Santa Barbara County A sunset view of the edge of the continent along the Pacific coast north of Santa Barbara, railroad tracks reflecting the light.

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Parcels and Points

Surf and seclusion on the California Central Coast.

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Sea Anemone

Anthopleura elegantissima Sea anemones thrive in the intertidal zone of Santa Barbara County beaches due in part to microscopic organisms living within their bodies. A type of alga called zoochlorella grows inside the tissue of the anemones in a symbiotic … Continue reading

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Sunset Surf

Last call.

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