Muir Beach, northern California, in January at low tide
Muir Beach is a beautiful, secluded and off-the-beaten-track beach just north of San Francisco. Low tide reveals a mass of tide pools (rock pools) alive with shellfish and starfish, and rocks barnacled with mussels and the sand honeycomb made by unseen sea worms.
Photo ID: HR-MuirBeach-SanFran-LateJan2014-9192
Created: January 31, 2014
Author: Alison Toon
Photo size: 12.7 Mpixels (36.3 MB uncompressed) - 4360x2907 pixels (14.5x9.6 in / 36.9x24.6 cm at 300 ppi)
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