The following images were all taken near the same location, ~38.9370994567871/123.730003356934:

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Dave Littlejohn and Dörte Mann ready to launch the next morning
Taken on 5/31/2009 .
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Dave Littlejohn is such a gentleman, he helps Dörte Mann launch
Taken on 5/31/2009 .
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Actually, Dave Littlejohn is not a gentleman, Dörte Manns skeg was stuck, he was only concerned with not breaking it
Taken on 5/31/2009 .
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Dörte Mann and Dave Littlejohn looking at the poachers cashe
Taken on 5/31/2009 .
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Landed for a break near Gordons Beach
Taken on 5/31/2009 .
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Dörte Mann does not like the fishy smell in the Pont Arena Cove parking lot
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Loading the kayaks at Pont Arena Cove
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Calm water in Pont Arena Cove
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Dave Littlejohn and Dörte Mann in Pont Arena Cove
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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A cave just outside Pont Arena Cove
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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A row of arches framing the Point Arena Lighthouse
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Narrow arch near Point Arena
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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An arch frames the Point Arena Lighthouse
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Arch with low water underneith. We washed through it anyway!
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Cave near Point Arena
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Peek at the Point Arena Lighthouse
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Arch near Point Arena
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Dörte Mann in front of the row of arches near Point Arena
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Dave Littlejohn in a washover with the Point Arena Lighthouse beyond
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Dave Littlejohn and Dörte Mann rock gardening to Point Arena
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Dave Littlejohn in front of cave near Point Arena
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Rock garden near Point Arena
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Dave Littlejohn in front of long cave near Point Arena
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Dörte Mann outside long cave near Point Arena
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Pillar Post Cave near Point Arena
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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The Stornetta Ranch Waterfall
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Dave Littlejohn in front of the Stornetta Ranch Waterfall
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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I land in a crack near the Stornetta Ranch Waterfall
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Dave Littlejohn viewed from the top of the Stornetta Ranch Waterfall
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Dörte Mann viewed from the top of the Stornetta Ranch Waterfall
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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The Stornetta Ranch Waterfall
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Views from the top of the Stornetta Ranch Waterfall
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Water starts the drop from the Stornetta Ranch Waterfall
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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The Stornetta Ranch Waterfall
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Inside an arch near Point Arena
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Entrance to the Found on Google Sinkhole
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Dörte Mann and Dave Littlejohn inside the Found on Google Sinkhole
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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The post in the entrance to the Found on Google Sinkhole
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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One of the Gardpost Rocks near Point Arena
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Dave Littlejohn paddling past Sea Lion Rocks near Point Arena
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Dave Littlejohn and Dörte Mann rock gardening near Point Arena
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Dave Littlejohn and Dörte Mann entering the arch on Sea Lion Rocks
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Dave Littlejohn inside the arch on Sea Lion Rocks
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Dörte Mann at the north end of Sea Lion Rocks
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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The big arch at the north end of Sea Lion Rocks
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Small arch near Point Arena, now blocked off at one end
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Dave Littlejon rock gardening near Point Arena
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Small arch near Point Arena
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The Point Arena Lighthouse
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Rock gardening arround the Point Arena Lighthouse
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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The natural warf structure on Sea Lion Rocks
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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This used to be a cave on Sea Lion Rocks, it collapsed since I first saw it
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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Dave Littlejohn in the row of arches again
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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There are many side arches and skylights in the row of arches
Taken on 5/30/2009 .
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The intrepid kayaker just south of Point Arena Cove
Taken on 10/15/2006 .
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Our ninja campsite on Gordon's Beach
Taken on 10/15/2006 .
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Gordon's Beach is a beautiful long gravel beach
Taken on 10/15/2006 .
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Gordon's Beach has gravel berms 20 feet above high tide to camp on
Taken on 10/15/2006 .
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The clouds withdraw for sunrise on Gordon's Beach
Taken on 10/15/2006 .
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Another beach north of Gordon's that is ninja campable
Taken on 10/15/2006 .
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Gordon Schanck launching off Gordon's Beach
Taken on 10/15/2006 .
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Approching Point Arena Cove on a picture perfect day
Taken on 10/15/2006 .
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The intrepid kayaker behind Sea Lion Rock
Taken on 10/14/2006 .
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Ninja camp just above high tide
Taken on 10/14/2006 .
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Gordon Schanck between the Guardpost Rocks
Taken on 10/14/2006 .
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Inside the sinkhole I found by looking at Google Maps
Taken on 10/14/2006 .
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Sea Lion Rock behind the Guardpost Rocks
Taken on 10/14/2006 .
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Notch in the cliff behind Sea Lion Rock
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Rough coastline north of Point Arena Cove
Taken on 10/14/2006 .
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Arch in rough coastline north of Point Arena Cove
Taken on 10/14/2006 .
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Sandstone clifs south of Point Arena Cove
Taken on 10/14/2006 .
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Gordon Schanck first saw this gravel beach south of Point Arena Cove
Taken on 10/14/2006 .
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Sandstone cliffs south of Point Arena Cove
Taken on 10/14/2006 .
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We landed for a break below the sandstone cliffs south of Point Arena Cove
Taken on 10/14/2006 .
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The sandstone cliffs south of Gordon's Beach
Taken on 10/14/2006 .
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My Coaster landed safely on Gordon's Beach
Taken on 10/14/2006 .
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Gordon Schanck approaching Gordon's Beach
Taken on 10/14/2006 .
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Gordon Schanck safely landed on Gordon's Beach
Taken on 10/14/2006 .
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The intrepid kayaker in front of the small arch in Sea Lion Rock
Taken on 10/13/2006 .
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The intrepid kayaker in front of the Point Arena Lighthouse
Taken on 10/13/2006 .
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The intrepid kayaker in front of the big arch on Sea Lion Rock
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Ready to launch at Point Arena Cove
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Rugged shoreline north of Point Arena Cove
Taken on 10/13/2006 .
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Point Arena lighthouse in the distance
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Rugged shoreline north of Point Arena Cove
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Paddling through meringue north of Point Arena Cove
Taken on 10/13/2006 .
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Small rough cove north of Point Arena Cove
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Cave closed out north of Point Arena Cove
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Small rough cove north of Point Arena Cove
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Rugged shoreline north of Point Arena Cove
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Gordon Schanck paddling towards the Point Arena Lighthouse
Taken on 10/13/2006 .
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Caves behind the south end of Sea Lion Rock
Taken on 10/13/2006 .
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The Stornetta Ranch waterfall splashes directly into the ocean
Taken on 10/13/2006 .
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Crack in the rocks behind Sea Lion Rock
Taken on 10/13/2006 .
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Washover and small arches behind Sea Lion Rock
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Notch in the cliff behind Sea Lion Rock
Taken on 10/13/2006 .
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Pyramid sea stack behind Sea Lion Rock
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Sea Lion Rock left, Guardpost Rocks center, Pyamid Sea Stack right
Taken on 10/13/2006 .
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Gordon Schanck watching me in the rock garden
Taken on 10/13/2006 .
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Cracks and posts in the cliff behind Sea Lion Rock
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Found on Google cave to a sinkhole
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Gordon Schanck behind the Guardpost Rocks
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The small arch through Sea Lion Rock
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The large arch through Sea Lion Rock
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Gordon Schanck in front of the large arch through Sea Lion Rock
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Arch through to a cove north of Sea Lion Rock
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Sea Lion Rock through small arch on the shore
Taken on 10/13/2006 .
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Point Arena shorline through small arch north of Sea Lion Rock
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Colorful sandstone cliffs near Point Arena
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Gordon Schanck approaching Point Arena Point
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The Point Arena Lighthouse
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Arch in the cliff near the Point Arena Lighthouse
Taken on 10/13/2006 .
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Beautiful seaweas on rocks
Taken on 7/22/2000 .
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Kayakers in rock gardens near Saunders Landing
Taken on 7/22/2000 .
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Waterfall near Saunders Landing
Taken on 7/22/2000 .
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behind stone reef
Taken on 8/17/1997 .
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view right
Taken on 8/17/1997 .
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view behind crack
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wave through rocks
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Dad on cliff
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Dad on cliff top
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view back point
Taken on 8/17/1997 .
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L/H behind cliff
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L/H benind cliff
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lighthouse @ point
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Light tower & house
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Lighthouse b/rock
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Lighthouse
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view out channel
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small cave
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Arch in P.Arena
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P.Arena closer
Taken on 8/17/1997 .
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P.Aena distant
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Cable Teminal
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Alder Creek Beach
Taken on 8/17/1997 .
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Stairs down
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N of P. Arena
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through lens
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end of P.Arena
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S of P. Arena
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outside lens
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inside Frenel lens
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Dad at Point Arena Cove
Taken on 8/17/1997 .
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Arena Cove Pier
Taken on 8/17/1997 .
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view Arena Cove
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high thin arch
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row of arches
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arches s Arena
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sq rock S Arena
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pt rock s Arena
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Arch S Arena Pt
Taken on 8/17/1997 .
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Caves in the cliffs near Point Arena
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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Facing South Only Park (Bowling Ball Beach) viewed from offshore
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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Painted cliffs near Point Arena
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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Moat Creek Beach
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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Approaching Moat Creek from the north
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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Close to shore near Point Arena
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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Sandstone cliffs near Point Arena
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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The pier in Point Arena Cove
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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Looking up out a sinkhole near Point Arena
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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Caves and coves near Point Arena
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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Red lichen growing around cave entrance
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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Waterfall near Point Arena
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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Stone pillar just offshore
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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Landed inside the post cave
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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The view out the post cave from the beach
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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Cave with a stone post in the middle
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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Stone pillar viewed from inside a cave
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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Two stone pillars guarding a cave
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Arch at the exit of the natual stone warf
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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Natural stone formation that looks like a stone warf
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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Crack in Sea Lion Island that leads to a natural stone warf
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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View back out the cave through Sea Lion Island
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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Inside a cave that goes all the way through Sea Lion Island
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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Looking into the big cave on the north end of Sea Lion Island
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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A big arch and cave on north end of Sea Lion Island
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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Gap in the rocks near Point Arena
Taken on 7/27/1997 .
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Inside a long cave near Point Arena
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Tall thin arch near Point Arena
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Tilted cave near Point Arena
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Red lichen growing around arch near Point Arena
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