Emergent marine terraces on central California coast

Looking at coastal bluffs from the ocean, with red arrows drawn on the photo to show the locations of uplifted marine terraces.

Detailed Description

A view of the spectacular central California coastline from research vessel (R/V) Parke Snavely. Note the emergent marine terraces (arrows), which are ancient coastlines and evidence for coastal uplift likely caused by interactions and movements on the faults.


Image Dimensions: 7592 x 1917

Location Taken: CA, US