Under the Pier

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The Del Norte Pier is an old structure which sticks out into Humboldt Bay along the Eureka shoreline, north of the mall but south of Costco. If you’re driving north on Hwy 101 (call Broadway in this section of Eureka), make a left turn on W. Del Norte Street and taking it to the end:

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Here’s a closer look from Google Earth:

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From the left side the pier looks like this:

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From the right side, it looks like this:

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But even more interesting is how it looks from under the pier. Below is a sampling of the variety of the looks that confront one’s camera lens when under the pier:

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