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Pebble Beach

Pebble Beach is located in the North Central Coast region of California within the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. This site is located within Bean Hollow State Beach. This site receives moderate visitation by tidepoolers and is often visited by school groups. This gently sloping site consists of moderately uneven terrain, containing few cracks and folds.

Pebble Beach long-term survey overview

Pebble Beach is dominated by a mixture of consolidated bedrock, boulder fields, and sandy beach, and the area surrounding the site is comprised of a mixture of consolidated bedrock, boulder fields, and sandy beach. The primary coastal orientation of this site is southwest.

Long-Term Monitoring Surveys at Pebble Beach were established in 2004, and are done by University of California Santa Cruz. Water temperature is monitored at this site.

For more information about Pebble Beach, please contact Pete Raimondi.

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