SEASCAPES

Spouting Horn, Kauai

Spouting Horn, Kauai

Spouting Horn is a blowhole located on the southern coast of Kauai.

Sunrise, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Sunrise, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Archaeological excavations have shown evidence of continual human habitation in the area for at least 10,000 years. When the first Europeans arrived, they encountered the Pericú people, who survived on a subsistence diet based on hunting and gathering seeds, roots, shellfish, and other marine resources. They called the location Yenecamú.

Drama Light,  Laguna Beach

Drama Light, Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach is a seaside resort city located in southern Orange County, California. It is known for a mild year-round climate, scenic coves, environmental preservation, and an artist community.

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Tide Pool, Laguna Beach

Tide Pool, Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach State Marine Reserve (SMR) and Laguna Beach State Marine Conservation Area (SMCA) are two adjoining marine protected areas that extend offshore of Laguna Beach in Orange County on California’s south coast. The SMR covers 6.27 square miles, and the SMCA covers an additional 3.44 square miles. These two MPAs are part of a four-MPA complex on the coast of southern Orange County. Each protects marine life by prohibiting or limiting the removal of marine wildlife from within its borders.

Rick Pile, Laguna Beach

Rick Pile, Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach has a rich surfing history The Brooks Street Surfing Classic, begun in 1955, is a "contender for the world's longest running surf competition," according to the Encyclopedia of Surfing. The competition is held only when peak swell conditions occur during a four-month-long window in the summer and has been held 52 times from 1955 to 2015. Participation is open only to Laguna Beach residents.