Caves
At Heceta Beach
As An Oregon
Water Place

The caves of Heceta Beach lay just s short drive north of Florence, Oregon. The caves were shallow cuts eroded in the cliff walls by the Pacific Ocean.
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Witch Hat
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(Date Photographed: 16:27:54 Wednesday 30 August 2016)
(Date Published: Friday 19 May 2017)
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One of the caves was shaped like the top of a witch's hat.


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Ceiling Fell
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Another cave had suffered the cave in of its ceiling. The floor of the cave was littered with fallen boulders.


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Terry And Gypsy
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(Date Photographed: 16:31:52 Wednesday 30 August 2016)
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Terry, with the dog Gypsy, stood in the cave to give the viewer a sense of scale.


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Cave With Altar Stone
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(Date Photographed: 16:34:13 Wednesday 30 August 2016)
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A cave surrounded by vegetation had a single stone embedded in sand out front. That stone resembled an altar stone.


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Wet Wall
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(Date Photographed: 16:37:04 Wednesday 30 August 2016)
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Water seeping through the stone wall created a green lichen display.


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Squeeze In
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A cave in the face of a stone cliff looked as if the stones surrounding it were trying to squeeze it out.


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Triangle
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A small triangular cave was set back from the beach and partly blocked by large rocks.


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