Humboldt Bay 9: North Jetty

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At the end of the north spit we find the north jetty, which, along with the south jetty, forms the channel leading from the Pacific Ocean into Humboldt Bay:

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The north jetty contains the a decrepit walkway flanked on the ocean side by a small wall with large rocks leading to the ocean:

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The rocks which make up the side of the jetty facing the channel into Humboldt Bay make a nice place to shoot both long and short exposures of the swelling waves, especially at sunset or sunrise:


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At the Pacific Ocean side of jetty there is a beach of sorts, which contains what appears to be pieces of a ship that came to ground here:

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Since the jetty reaches out into the Pacific Ocean, you can photograph the waves coming shoreward from a perpendicular point of view:

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North of the jetty are a series of grass covered dunes:

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