Santa Cruz Coast

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The scenic coastline of northern Monterey Bay has enthralled residents and visitors alike for well over a century. Yet storms and relentless waves over time have taken their toll, devouring shorelines, washing away beaches, collapsing cliffs, and battering oceanfront structures.
ISBN: 9780738546667
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: California
Series: Then and Now
Images: 200
Pages: 96
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Gary Griggs, professor of Earth sciences and director of the Institute for Marine Sciences at UC Santa Cruz, and architect Deepika Shrestha Ross have gathered amazing historical images, juxtaposing them with those same sites today, to document the slow-motion drama of Santa Cruz County's ever-changing edge. Comparing our present to our past is how we understand our history.
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