The Point Reyes Peninsula has long baffled geologists. Why should the rocks of this craggy coast match rocks in the Tehachapi Mountains more than 310 miles to the south? The answer lies in plate tectonics and the continual motion of the Earth’s crust.
Geologically, Point Reyes National Seashore is a park on the move. The eastern border of the park parallels the San Andreas Fault, which is the current tectonic plate boundary separating the Pacific Plate from the North American Plate.
The remaining sides of the peninsula are intermittently edged by beaches, sea cliffs, and intertidal zones cascading into the Pacific Ocean. Encircled by this rich assemblage is a mosaic of ecosystems arranged by factors such as geologic foundation, climate, and exposure. While there are dozens of ways to classify and name the exact type of ecosystem, the broadest and closest category places Point Reyes National Seashore into a Mediterranean Ecosystem.National Parks Service
Sandy Neck is a natural recreation and preservation space located on the southern side of Cape Cod Bay in the town of Barnstable in the state of Massachusetts. It has many trails that wind through a vast marsh housing many nesting areas for Ospreys and other local birds. Moreover, sand dunes separate the beach from the marsh in a unique composition of plantation, climate and scenery.
The video was taken mainly on the beach and trails 1 and 2. It features the following music pieces:
January by Marcel Pequel
February by Marcel Pequel
Past Has Not Passed by James Blackshaw
March by Marcel Pequel
April by Marcel Pequel
May by Marcel Pequel
June by Marcel Pequel
July by Marcel Pequel
August by Marcel Pequel
September by Marcel Pequel
We all know Laguna Beach but did you know there was a wilderness preservation park holding the same name with all kinds of wild species protected from development?
It is called Laguna Coast Wilderness Park , and it has some of the last coastal canyons in Southern California. I only had a chance to go through two trails: Serrano and Little Sycamore. I then stopped by the famous Laguna Beach and managed to capture some of the seagulls posing and in action!
After Crestridge Ecological Reserve hike with San Diego’s hiking meetup group, I thought I’d give Torrey Pines state park a shot!
It was a little cloudy but nothing could deter me from filming or shooting the beauty of San Diego’s beach!
One of the pictures in this collection, Angry Birds, was selected by FWA Photo editors as Photo of the day, November 29th,2013