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1997-98 El Niño Coastal Monitoring Program


"Its" Beach, Santa Cruz

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October 9, 1997Its-10-9

"Its", a popular beach on West Cliff Drive west of Lighthouse Point (Steamer Lane), exhibiting a wide beach typical of early fall (view to the west)

Mid-December, 1997Its-Mid-Dec

"Its" beach in mid-December showing a narrow strand of "dry" sand at the base of the bluffs (typical winter conditions)

January 30, 1998Its-1-30

El Niño "Its" beach completely submerged at high tide

February 8, 1998Its-2-8

El Niño storm conditions at "Its" Beach

 

Click on a beach name to see a series of photographs
taken from October '97 - February '98

Location Map
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The Boardwalk,
Santa Cruz

Capitola Beach,
Capitola

Cowells Beach,
Santa Cruz

Its Beach,
Santa Cruz

Main Beach,
Santa Cruz

Seabright Beach,
Santa Cruz

Seacliff Beach,
Santa Cruz

Esplanade Drive,
Pacifica

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