Coast. Multiple Manifestations
Freestanding rock with slab of limestone leaning against it
Pulpit Rock and rough waters
This is the most recent lighthouse built on Portland Bill, finished in 1906. It stands 41 metres high. It continues to serve navigation along the south coast.
There are many fishermen's huts in close proximity to the eastern side of Portland Bill
Along the path into Lulworth Cove one passes these collapsed sea caves.
The bird migration observatory and field centre is housed in the disused 19th century lighthouse above the Portland Stone quarries on Portland Bill and is surrounded by fishermen's huts.
The oldest operable ocean tug on the west coast of Canada, Ku'ulahkai was built in 1944. She now resides in Steveston, British Columbia, at the mouth of the Fraser River delta.
From the Olympic memorial high atop Portland Bill one looks over the old town Portland and along Chesil Beach as far as the sea mists will allow.
The Canadian Coastguard cutter Cape Dauphin, operating in Prince Rupert harbour, British Columbia, passing the seagull review. Prince Rupert Harbour is by far the deepest natural harbour in North America and can cater to all of even the biggest ships on the Pacific trade routes.
Haystack Rock stands about 250 ft (75m) tall above the sands and is reputed to be the second largest monolith in the world. It is the nesting ground for many bird types, the rarest being the tufted puffin. folks love to gather around the rock as the tide goes out leaving tide pools with many anenomes and again as the huge Pacific breakers return with the turning tide.
The small coastal village of Manzanita and its long beach on the Oregon coast, seen from the mighty cliffs to its north. September and the weather has changed.
The odd, small dimple of land attached to Canada but belonging to Washington State, USA, known as Point Roberts, has a fishing history, now largely lost. The old jetty piles still stands facing out across the the Gulf of Georgia towards the gulf Islands and Vancouver Island, here as the day ends and the light begins to drop.
Short lasting moments in the soft wet sand