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All We Need to Win !
Texture of Life
Not a Mini
Serenity
California's vanishing lake
Calm Tahoe
Threshing time
Work Containers
Train Tracks and Color of Light
Blue Woodie
Los Angeles from Above
Continental Drift
Mysterious Light
Sunset at the Manhattan Beach Pier
Double Trouble
Continental Drift
Panoramic View of Venice
Hungry curious snail
Boy in Market, Cuzco, Peru
Decayed Boat
Dreamboat
Sunrise at Tunnel View in Yosemite
Point Reyes Lighthouse
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Continental Drift

Point Reyes is considered the windiest place on the Pacific Coast and the second foggiest place on the North American continent. It is also the continental separation between North American and Pacific tectonic plate and Andrea fault runs parallel in between.During the 1906 San Francisco earthquake , this spot moved 18 ft in less than a minute. The Point Reyes peninsula sits on an ancient block composed of Cretaceous metamorphic rock covered by Tertiary and Quaternary sediments.

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Date Taken: 10.2015
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