Mitchell Cove Beach, normal and El Niño

Two photos of the same beach, top shows normal conditions, bottom during big storm shows waves covering whole beach.

Detailed Description

Two photographs of Mitchell Cove beach on the west side of Santa Cruz during the 1997-1998 ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation) winter. The top photo was taken under relatively normal conditions in November 1997, prior to the big storms. The bottom photo was taken during an El Niño storm in February 1998.


Image Dimensions: 400 x 522

Location Taken: Santa Cruz, CA, US