U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
California

News.bytes News.bytes Extra, issue 234

Piedras Blancas coastal outcropping

Photos of rocks involved in the BLM California news release of 6/1/06, "BLM accepts transfer of Piedras Blancas coastal outcropping."

Four rocks (islets) are involved in the Hearst donation. This first photo is Outer Islet (the official U.S. Geological Survey name -- but more commonly referred to as Lion Rock) just offshore of the Piedras Blancas Lightstation:
Lion Rock, one of four involved inthe donation

The other 3 islets are Piedras Blancas #1...
Birds swarm over Piedras Blancas #1

...Piedras Blancas #2, seen here to the left of Piedras Blancas #1...
Piedras Blancas #2 at the left, #1 to the right

...and De la Cruz Rock, seen here out past the waves:
De la Cruz Rock, in the background


BLM California News.bytes, issue 234