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Atop Mount Tamalpais
The Bay Area

The fog crept over the Pacific Ocean up to the shoreline yet remained below the west peak of Mount Tamalpais when I shot this pano. In this pano you overlook Sausalito, Belvedere, Tiburon, Richardson Bay, Mill Valley, and, in the distance, San Francisco. Just below, to the west (ocean side), is the well-known town of Stinson Beach. You can just see the tip of one end of the town. It's deep roots to the beginnings of the 1960's hippie movement can still be felt in the small beach community. It's also well-known because the San Andreas fault, one of the more geologically active places on earth, comes ashore there.

Copyright: Tim Tyson
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Uploaded: 01/08/2012
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Tags: marin headlands; mount tamalpais; mountain; fog; pacific ocean; ocean; sausalito; belvedere; tiburon; richardson bay; san francisco; mill valley; san andreas fault; hippie; stinson beach; bolinas bay
  • transientdreams 10 months ago
    Great shot. And do forgive me for making a little correction here if I may; First, you really aren't near the top of Mt.Tam, but you are near the top of Bolinas ridge. The west peak is about a mile down the road and you can just make out the white ball (Observatory) there if you zoom in near the end of the treeline. Also, the little town you are seeing in the distance is actually the town of Bolinas and not the town of Stinson Beach. Nice work. Thanks for the post.
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