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Posted on 05/28/2014


Photo taken on April 21, 2014



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Dungeness Spit


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Dungeness Spit

Dungeness Spit
Washington state, USA, off the Strait of Juan de Fuca, near Sequim ("skwim"), WA. A "spit" is a peninsula of unconsolidated sediment built out by longshore drift. Dungeness Spit is over 5 miles long and still actively growing--it's said to be one of the longest in the world. There's a lighthouse (still active AFAIK) at the far end, and you can walk out to it! They recommend you check tide tables, tho--it can be dangerous at high tide with any surf, when those logs start sloshing around! The logs are (yes) driftwood, mostly Douglas fir I believe, from the local forests. The lagoon on the landward side of the spit, to the right, is a wildlife refuge and is closed to public access.

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William Sutherland
William Sutherland
Fantastic capture!

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slgwv
slgwv
Thanks, everyone! Yeah, Ann, I've found it interesting to see the originals of some of these placenames that were presumably conferred by nostalgic emigrants. E.g., there's a Birmingham _not_ in Alabama ... ;)
2 years ago.