Location of southern Monterey Bay

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Figure 1: Southern Monterey Bay is the shoreline south of Moss Landing and north of the granodiorite (Kg) of the Monterey Peninsula. The 130 m isobath is the approximate location of the shoreline 18,000 years ago. The long term coastal retreat rate is 14,000 m / 18,000 years, or 0.8 m/yr. Qd is Quaternary dune deposits. M is Marina, CA. S is a sand mine.

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