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The Santa Cruz Wharf
Santa Cruz, California

The Santa Cruz Wharf (or pier) is the longest on the Pacific Coast - more than half a mile. It was built in 1914, the sixth on this site, to serve shipping and a fishing fleet, but since the 1950's has been purely for recreation.

Wikipedia: Santa Cruz Wharf

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Santa Cruz Beach from the pier

Santa Cruz Beach from the pier

Famous Santa Cruz Beach, with its boardwalk and pier, is the historic heart of the town.

Santa Cruz, California

Date photographed: September 14, 2013
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Pelicans at the Santa Cruz Pier

Pelicans at the Santa Cruz Pier

Pelicans stand on the railing and fly overhead in long lines at the Santa Cruz Pier.

Santa Cruz, California

Date photographed: September 14, 2013
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Sea lions under the pier

Sea lions under the pier

Sea lions relax in the sahde under the Santa Cruz Pier.

Santa Cruz, California

Date photographed: September 14, 2013
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Tip of the pier at Santa Cruz

Tip of the pier at Santa Cruz

Fishing and enjoying the view are popular activities on the Santa Cruz Pier.

Santa Cruz, California

Date photographed: September 14, 2013
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