Eastern Mojave Vegetation California Highway 1  
 

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Other articles: U. S. Highway 101 at Leggett

Locations: Leggett.  

Leggett

Junction: U. S. Highway 101.

Other articles: Branscomb Road at CA Hwy 1  

Junction: Branscomb Road, east to US Highway 101 at Laytonville.
 

Westport

 
 

Fort Brag

 

Other articles: California Highway 20 in Ft Bragg  

Junction: California Highway 1
 

Mendocino

 

Other articles: California Highway 128 at CA Hwy 1  

Junction: California Highway 128.

Literature Cited:
- Cashman, Susan M., John N. Baldwin, Katharine V. Cashman, Karl Swanson, and Ryan Crawford, 2007.

Locations: Alder Creek.  

Cross Alder Creek.

Here, Cashman, et al. (2007) investigated microstructures developed by coseismic and aseismic faulting in near-surface sediments along the San Andreas Fault. The other locality reported was Flook Ranch, near Bitterwater, San Benito County.

 

Point Arena

 
 

Stewarts Point

 
 

Fort Ross

 

Literature Cited:
- Wakabayashi, John, Arundhuti Ghatak, and Asish R. Basu, 2010.

Locations: Jenner.  

Jenner

 

Full Size ImageSalmon Creek Beach just north of Bodega Bay.  
 

Locations: Bodega Bay.
Full Size ImageFishing boat enters the harbor at Bodega Bay.
Full Size ImageSand spit in the mouth of Bodega Bay.  

Bodega Bay

 

Full Size ImageLooking east across countryside north of Tomales.  
 

Locations: Tomales.
Full Size ImageDowntown Tomales, California.  

Tomales

 

Full Size ImageLooking east across Tomales Bay.  
 
 

Point Reyes Station

 

Other articles: Sir Francis Drake Boulevard 49000  

Junction: Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, west to Point Reyes.
 

Olema

 

Other articles: Sir Francis Drake Boulevard 51000  

Junction: Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, east past Woodacre and Fairfax to US Interstate 580 near the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.

Locations: Olema Creek. Pine Gulch Creek.  

West from the Randall Trail trailhead, there is a little spur trail that leads to the Olema Valley Trail. Out in Olema Valley, Olema Creek is flowing northwest into Tomales Bay. A hundred meters or so further west isPine Gulch Creek, flowing southeast to Bolinas Lagoon. A shutter ridge, raised by pressure on the San Andreas fault, separates the two creeks. While the juxtaposition of the two creeks is easily seen on a map, it is much harder to see in the field. Olema Creek is a limpid little creek in this location, with barely any current. Pine Gulch Creek is mostly hidden from view, as the Olema Valley Trail keeps to the tops of the shutter ridges between the two creeks.

Locations: Stinson Beach.  

Stinson Beach

 

Full Size ImageStinson Beach from California Highway 1  
 

Full Size ImageCheryl surveys the coast from Muir Beach Overlook.
Full Size ImageSan Francisco from Muir Beach Ovelook.  
 

Locations: Muir Beach.
Full Size ImageMuir Beach from Muir Beach Ovelook.  

Muir Beach

 

Other articles: U. S. Highway 101 at Mill Valley  

Mill Valley

Junction: U. S. Highway 101.
 
From Mill Valley south to San Francisco, California Highway 1 follows the route of U. S. Highway 101.

Other articles: U. S. Highway 101 at CA Hwy 1  

San Francisco

Junction: U. S. Highway 101.

Other articles: US I-280 at CA Hwy 1  

Junction: US Interstate 280, North, to US Highway 101 and downtown San Francisco.
  For a short distance through Daly City, California Highway 1 and US Interstate 280 share the same route.

Other articles: US I-280 at CA Hwy 1  

Junction: US Interstate 280, South, along the San Andreas Rift Zone to San Jose.

Other articles: CA Hwy 92 90000  

Junction: California Highway 92, east to San Mateo, across the Bay to Hayward.

Other articles: CA Hwy 84 at CA 1  

Junction: California Highway 84, east through La Honda to Woodside, and US Interstate 280.

Other articles: Field Notes 20 Jan 2013

Locations: San Gregorio Beach.
Full Size ImageSan Gregorio Beach  

San Gregorio State Beach

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Unnamed beach north of San Gregorio Beach.
 
  Junction: Pescadero Creek Road
  Junction: Pigeon Point Drive
  Junction: Gazos Creek Road
 

Año Neuvo State Reserve

 
  San Mateo County above …
Santa Cruz County below …

Other articles: CA Hwy 17 at CA Hwy 1  

Santa Cruz

Junction: California Highway 17, north to San Jose.
  Junction: California Highway 9

Literature Cited:
- Warrick, Johnathon A., and Patrick L. Barnard, 2012.

Locations: San Lorenzo River.  

Cross San Lorenzo River.

Warrick and Barnard (2012) studied sedimentation at the mouths of the San Lorenzo and Santa Clara Rivers after substantial flood events. They found that the amount of sand delivered to the littoral cells was substantially different between the two rivers.

  Junction: California Highway 17

Other articles: California Highway 152 at California Highway 1  

Junction: California Highway 152, east through the coast ranges to the San Joaquin Valley.

Locations: Elkhorn Slough. Moss Landing.
Full Size ImageSalinas River State Park.
Full Size ImageMoss Landing  

Moss Landing

 

Other articles: Monterey County Route G17 at CA Hwy 1  

Junction: Monterey County Route G17.

Monterey County Route G17 follows the southeast bank of the Salinas River, between the river and the Sierra de Salinas, as far south as Arroyo Seco.

Other articles: California Highway 68 30000  

Junction: California Highway 68., east to Laguna Seca and Salinas.
 

Monterey

 

Other articles: California Highway 68 20000  

Junction: California Highway 68, west to Asilomar.

Other articles: Monterey County Route G16 at California Highway 1  

Junction: Monterey County Route G16

Literature Cited:
- Hapke, Cheryl J., and Krystal R. Green, 2005.
- Hapke, Cheryl J., and Krystal R. Green, 2006.

Locations: Hurricane Point.  

Hurricane Point, about 2 miles north of the Little Sur River.
 

Big Sur

 
  Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park

Locations: Big Creek.  

Big Creek.

Other articles: Field Notes 4 Feb
Full Size ImageCalifornia Highway 1 bridge over Big Creek  

Bridge over Big Creek to the north.
 

Lucia

 
  Big Slide ( 36.014983,-121.528973)

Literature Cited:
- Hapke, Cheryl J., and Krystal R. Green, 2005.
- Hapke, Cheryl J., and Krystal R. Green, 2006.

Locations: Pitkins Curve.  

Pitkins Curve (36.009911, -121.523390)
  Kirk Creek Campground

Other articles: Field Notes 4 Feb

Locations: Willow Creek.
Full Size ImageWillow Creek  

Willow Creek

Locations: Gorda.  

Gorda

 

Literature Cited:
- Hapke, Cheryl J., and Krystal R. Green, 2005.
- Hapke, Cheryl J., and Krystal R. Green, 2006.

Locations: Grayslip.  

Grayslip (35.825475,-121.383377)
  Salmon Creek

Full Size ImageCalifornia coast line north of Ragged Point  
 

Locations: Ragged Point.  

Ragged Point

 

Full Size ImageElephant Seals along CA Highway 1
Full Size ImageElephant Seal watching  
 
 

San Simeon

 

Full Size ImageMoonstone Beach near Cambria.  
 

Full Size ImageMoonstone Beach just north of Cambria.  
 

Locations: Cambria.  

Cambria

 

Other articles: California Highway 46 at CA Hwy 1  

Junction: California Highway 46, east to Paso Robles.

Other articles: Field Notes 3 Feb 2013

Locations: Harmony Headlands State Park.
Full Size ImageShoreline to the north.  

Harmony Headlands State Park

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Shoreline to the south.
Full Size Image
Coastal chapparral
Full Size Image
Entrance to Harmony Headlands State Park.
 

Locations: Cayucos.
Full Size ImageView south along the beach to Morro Bay from Cayucos.  

Cayucos

The earliest documented historical beginnings of Cayucos trace back to thriving ranches which preceded any organized settlements. The town began as a port for shipping agricultural products in 1867. Construction of a pier in 1871 further benefitted commerce and development of a town. In the fall of 1875, William F. Babcock recorded a subdivision map for Cayucos and it officially became a town. By the turn of the century, Cayucos had two churches, a school, four banks, about seven saloons, and five hotels. There was also a thriving support industry of blacksmiths, general merchandise stores, and other businesses which appeared as the community grew.

Other articles: California Highway 41 Morro Bay  

at CA Hwy 41

Junction: California Highway 41, Atascadero Road

Other articles: Main Street at CA Hwy 1  

at Main St.

Junction: Main Street

Locations: Morro Bay.  

Morro Bay

 

Other articles: Morro Bay Blvd. at CA Hwy 1  

at Morro Bay Blvd

Junction: Morro Bay Blvd.

Other articles: U. S. Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo

Locations: San Luis Obispo.
Full Size ImageAerial view of San Luis Obispo.  

San Luis Obispo

Junction: U. S. Highway 101.

San Luis Obispo was founded as the Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa in 1772 by Father Junípero Serra. The mission was named after Saint Louis, a 13th Century Bishop of Toulouse, France. Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa was the fifth mission in the California chain of 21 missions along El Camino Real. The closest mission to the south is La Purisima Concepcion, while the closest mission to the north is San Miguel Arcangel.

The City of San Luis Obispo serves as the commercial and cultural hub of California’s Central Coast, as well as being the county seat of San Luis Obispo County. One of California’s oldest communities, the city was was first incorporated in 1856. With a population of 44,000, the City is located eight miles from the Pacific Ocean and is midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles at the junction of Highway 101 and scenic Highway 1. A well-known state university and my alma mater, California Polytechnic State University, is located on the north edge of town.

 
From San Luis Obispo south to Pismo Beach, California Highway 1 follows the route of US Highway 101.

Other articles: U. S. Highway 101 in Pismo Beach  

Pismo Beach

Junction: U. S. Highway 101.

Other articles: Jalama Road at CA Hwy 1  

Junction: Jalama Road

Other articles: U. S. Highway 101 in Las Cruces  

Las Cruces

Junction: U. S. Highway 101.
 
From Las Cruces south to Oxnard, California Highway 1 follows the route of US highway 101.

Other articles: U. S. Highway 101 in Oxnard  

Oxnard

Junction: U. S. Highway 101.
 

Malibu

 
   
 

Newport Beach

 

Other articles: U. S. Interstate 5 Dana Point  

Dana Point

Junction: U. S. Highway 101.
 

Literature Cited

  A list of all literature cited by this web site can be found in the Bibliography.
  Cashman, Susan M., John N. Baldwin, Katharine V. Cashman, Karl Swanson, and Ryan Crawford. 2007. Microstructures developed by coseismic and aseismic faulting in near-surface sediments, San Andreas fault, California. Geology. 37(7):611-614. {TAS-pdf}
  Hapke, Cheryl J., and Krystal R. Green. 2005. Decadal-Scale Analysis of Coastal Landslides Along the Big Sur Coast: Rates and Processes. USGS Open File Report 2005-1434. 2005. {TAS-pdf}
  Hapke, Cheryl J., and Krystal R. Green. 2006. Coastal landslide material loss rates associated with severe climatic events. Geology. 34(12):1077-1080. {TAS}
  Wakabayashi, John, Arundhuti Ghatak, and Asish R. Basu. 2010. Suprasubduction-zone ophiolite generation, emplacement, and initiation of subduction: A perspective from geochemistry, metamorphism, geochronology, and regional geology. GSA Bulletin. 122(9/10):1548-1568. {TAS-pdf}
  Warrick, Johnathon A., and Patrick L. Barnard. 2012. The offshore export of sand during exceptional discharge from California Rivers. Geology. 40(9):787-790. {TAS-pdf}
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Date and time this article was prepared: 10/6/2017 5:56:27 PM