Tag Archives: Whales

Santa Barbara Shore Whaling (1870-93)

A cold drizzle falls steadily from a heavy marine layer blanketing the coast, as six men heave a ragged plank rowboat across dampened sand to the water’s edge. With rough, cracked and calloused hands sucked dry of moisture by constant … Continue reading

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Beachcombing for Fossilized Whale Bones in Santa Barbara County

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