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Pescadero Point

Pescadero Point is located in the Central Coast region of California within the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. This site is accessed through the 17 Mile Drive toll road. This site receives low visitation by surfers and tidepoolers. This gently sloping site consists of moderately uneven terrain, containing few cracks and folds.

Pescadero Point long-term survey overview

Pescadero Point is dominated by a mixture of consolidated bedrock and boulder fields, and the area surrounding the site is comprised of a mixture of consolidated bedrock and boulder fields. The primary coastal orientation of this site is south/southwest.

Long-Term Monitoring Surveys at Pescadero Point were established in 2008, and are done by University of California Santa Cruz.

For more information about Pescadero Point, please contact Pete Raimondi.

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