Kelp On Beach

Stinson Beach
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An earlier storm had washed kelp onto the beach. A common post-storm sight on California beaches was kelp in tangled piles.


Kelp (seaweed) external link   •  Stinson Beach internal link California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 December 2010)   •  (Photo taken 13:57:42 Sunday 9 November 2008)   •  © 2010 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #CA_7161BCX
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Guadalupe Dunes
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A single strand of young kelp freshly washed up onto a beach could be wound up into an interesting form.


Kelp (seaweed) external link   •  Rancho Guadalupe Dunes Preserve internal link   •  Part of the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Complex internal link   •  Guadalupe, California   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 12 October 2011)   •  (Photo taken 11:17:13 Tuesday 19 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_1657
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Guadalupe Dunes
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Time had begun to pass for this young kelp tossed too soon in its life upon the sand. Already showing signs of drying, its gentle curves of youth will become the hard, unyielding angles of age.


Kelp (seaweed) external link   •  Rancho Guadalupe Dunes Preserve internal link   •  Part of the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Complex internal link   •  Guadalupe, California   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 12 October 2011)   •  (Photo taken 11:19:08 Tuesday 19 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_1661
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A Crow On Kelp
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A crow stood on a pile of kelp that washed up on McAbee Beach. The crow would occasionally peck through the kelp looking for bits of edible scraps.


Kelp (seaweed) external link   •  McAbee Beach internal link Monterey, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 23 November 2011)   •  (Photo taken 12:58:24 Wednesday 20 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_1896
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Pile Of Kelp
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A pile of kelp found on McAbee Beach, Monterey with other bits of underwater growth mixed in.


Kelp (seaweed) external link   •  McAbee Beach internal link Monterey, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 23 November 2011)   •  (Photo taken 12:58:59 Wednesday 20 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_1898
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Artistic Tangle Of Kelp
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A tangle of kelp on McAbee Beach, Monterey appeared almost intentionally arranged to form an artistic effect.


Kelp (seaweed) external link   •  McAbee Beach internal link Monterey, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 23 November 2011)   •  (Photo taken 12:59:07 Wednesday 20 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_1899
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