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Pensacola Beaches
Florida


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High-rise condos on Pensacola Beach

High-rise condos on Pensacola Beach

My introduction to the coast of Florida was the stretch of white sand beaches that runs from Pensacola all the way to Panama City. It was very different than the Pacific coast with which I am very familiar, both the physical environment and the level of development.

Pensacola, Florida

Date photographed: March 8, 2015
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Opal Beach in Gulf Islands National Seashore

Opal Beach in Gulf Islands National Seashore

The Gulf Islands National Seashore provides a blessed break in the otherwise continuous beachfront development along this stretch of coast.

Gulf Islands National Seashore , east of Pensacola, Florida

Date photographed: March 8, 2015
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Opal Beach on the sheltered Santa Rosa Sound

Opal Beach on the sheltered Santa Rosa Sound

Opal Beach has two sides, one facing the Gulf of Mexico with surf, and another facing inland on to the sheltered waters of Santa Rosa Sound.

Gulf Islands National Seashore, Florida

Date photographed: March 8, 2015
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Navarre Pier on a red flag high surf day

Navarre Pier on a red flag high surf day

It was a beautiful day on the beach with big waves and a few surfers who knew how to ride them.

Navarre, Florida

Date photographed: March 8, 2015
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Fishing and surfing at Navarre Pier on Santa Rosa Island

Fishing and surfing at Navarre Pier on Santa Rosa Island

Lots of people were enjoying the beach and pier at Navarre. This is a small develolped area flanked by mostly protected coastline on Santa Rosa Island.

Navarre, Florida

Date photographed: March 8, 2015
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