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Mile 161 Report
December 18, 2013
This beach is a very lightly used part of the coast.
This beach is a very lightly used part of the coast. In season the parking area is mainly used as a staging area for ATV activity, (not allowed on mile 161) ATV's go north from the parking lot on a sand road behind the fore dunes. Currently the beach is at a low sand level with a smooth gentle up slope to the base of the fore dunes, and no sign of winter wave erosion.
Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW.
Number of people: 2. Walking or running: 2.
Cars/trucks parking: 2.
Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Shells.
Actions & Comments
Beach is extremely trash free, and not even much drift wood, shells or kelp seen. Swept by NW winds.
All Mile 161 Reports
We are a group of 6th grade students in the Siuslaw Middle School Stream Team class.
Siuslaw Middle School Stream Team
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It was a beautiful winter day, with sun and gentle breezes from the northwest.
Nice day on the beach, I picked up small plastic debris in the area.