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Cannery Point at Whalers Cove
Point Lobos State Reserve, California

Cannery Point overlooks Whalers Cove and affords a view down into the calm waters. This is an excellent place to watch sea otters. A parking lot occupies an old quarry site, later the site of the Japanese abalone cannery.


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Coastal Scrub Above Whalers Cove

Coastal Scrub Above Whalers Cove

The hillsides above Whalers Cover are covered in coyoye bush and poison oak with few trees.

Point Lobos State Reserve, California

Date photographed: May 21, 2012
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Whalers Cove Morning Fog

Whalers Cove Morning Fog

Low hanging clouds are common from late spring to fall at Point Lobos.

Point Lobos State Reserve, California

Date photographed: May 21, 2012
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Flowers on the Cliffs at Cannery Point

Flowers on the Cliffs at Cannery Point

Spring wildflowers persist into summer in the foggy climate at Point Lobos.

Point Lobos State Reserve, California

Date photographed: May 21, 2012
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Flowers on the Cliffs Above Whalers Cove

Flowers on the Cliffs Above Whalers Cove

Wildflowers on the cliffs and a kelp forest underwater at Cannery Point.

Point Lobos State Reserve, California

Date photographed: May 21, 2012
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