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Whales, Tule Elk, Elephant Seals and Sir Francis Drake; it’s Pt. Reyes National Seashore!

Elephant seal snoozes at Drake’s Bay, oblivious to beach-walkers; such animals can reach 2,000 lbs. Drake’s Bay, looking west, is the point where Sir Francis Drake beached his ship, Golden Hine in 1579 for more than a month for repair and re-provisioning, while claiming the land for Queen Elizabeth Pt. Reyes lighthouse looks west to […]

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