Tag Archives: Pacific Rim

Long Beach – waves and rocks

  Waves and rocks at Long Beach National Park Reserve

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Long Beach – Gooseneck barnacles

Gooseneck barnacles (Pollicipes polymerus), also called stalked barnacles or goose barnacles, are filter-feeding crustaceans that live attached to hard surfaces of rocks in the intertidal zone. They are found only on exposed or moderately exposed coasts as they depend on … Continue reading

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Long Beach – Velella velella

Velella velella at Long Beach Also known as sea raft, by-the-wind sailor, purple sail, or little sail because of the sails on their backs, Velella velella are small carnivorous animals related to jellyfish that live on the surface of the … Continue reading

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Taylor River

Low water at Taylor River Taylor River is one of those places that you should take the time to visit – it’s powerful at low water flows, and spectacular and deadly during high water flows. It picked up this stump, … Continue reading

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A sleeping seal

A sleeping seal – Bamfield boardwalk

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Bamfield – walk of keys

The walk of keys – Bamfield

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Ucluelet – waves

Ucluelet’s Wild Pacific Trail is a great place for big waves and storm watching

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Amphitrite Point Lighthouse

Amphitrite Point Lighthouse – Ucluelet

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Jordan River – birds on the beach

Gulls on the shore of Juan de Fuca Strait on a windy day in Jordan River, British Columbia.

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Jordan River waves

Waves at Jordan River on a foggy coastal day Jordan River is a popular recreation area, located on Highway 14 between Sooke and Port Renfrew. and a time lapse segment…

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