Friday, August 02, 2013

Spanish Bay

Working my way around the Monterey Peninsula, dodging fog and golf balls, the next significant stop on my field trip was Spanish Bay, a large compound pocket beach (a little more complicated than a simple pocket beach).  Like most pocket beaches around here - there was a golf course behind it.  At least a golf course still preserves some of the feeling of the original dune landscape.

The beach itself was sandy and flat, but there was a beautiful storm berm of cobbles along its entire length. It would be fun to be out here when these things were getting tossed around! Assuming they're not relict features from a more ancient past.

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