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1997-98 El Niño Coastal Monitoring Program


Seabright Beach, Santa Cruz, October 9, 1997

Seabright or Castles Beach showing a very-wide dry-sand backbeach. Note the top of a nearly completely buried seastack in the left-center of the photograph. View to the east.

Seabright Beach 10-9


Seabright Beach, Santa Cruz, February 8, 1998

El Niño Seabright Beach littered with driftwood from the San Lorenzo River. At high tide the water level is close to the base of the coastal bluffs. The seastack is in the center of the photograph and a smaller one has become exhumed just to the right of it. Seabright Beach 2-8

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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