By Phil Wendt

Marine Geology In Your Face

Equipment Info
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D3S
State/Province/Region
CA
Country
US
Nearest Area
Mendocino Coast-Bowling Ball Beach
Town
Point Arena
Brief Directions

CA Hwy 1 about 5 miles south of Point Arena

Description

This is an area called Bowling Ball Beach, and is representative of the geologically active San Andreas Fault zone. The layered sandstone has been uplifted as the Pacific Plate and the North American Plates meet. The layers make for a highly textured landscape, as is evident in this image.

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Date Added
June 26, 2012
Date Taken
January 1, 1970

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