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Davenport Beaches

(San Francisco Bay Region 3D image tour)

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A sea cave on a small beach just south of Davenport along the Santa Cruz County coastline.

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Waves crash around a sea stack just offshore from the same beach. The gray cliffs are of Santa Cruz Mudstone (Upper Miocene).
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October is pumpkin-harvest time along the Peninsula coast. Brussel sprouts and artichokes are also important crops in the area.
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Davenport pumpkins.
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Highway 1 in Davenport, October, 2003. The store fronts face west.
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Looking south across the seaside rails towards the sea cliffs just south of downtown Davenport.
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Crashing waves on a sea stack.
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Another view of the sea cliffs just south of downtown Davenport.
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Looking north along rail lines, just across Highway 1 from downtown Davenport.
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The massive, elevated marine terraces east of Davenport provide geologic evidence that this section of the coast is rising.
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Bonnie Doon Canyon cuts through elevated marine terraces. Bonnie Doon Canyon (and Beach) are about a mile south of downtown Davenport along Highway 1.
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Last modified 11/24/2003