Typical "summer" beach at the Boardwalk, Santa Cruz. The mouth of the San Lorenzo River (foreground) is blocked by natural beach accretion forming a large pond.
"El Niño winter" beach at the Boardwalk. Floods on the San Lorenzo River (foreground) have completely removed summer beach deposits at the rivermouth.
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taken from October '97 - February '98
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