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Best of 2005

(January 1st - December 31st, 2005)

Andrzej Harasz

VR + 3D - Synagogue in Zamosc

Steve Hamilton

Trinidad Bay and Lighthouse

Trinidad, California, USA

October 17, 2005

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© 2005 Stephen Hamilton, All Rights Reserved.

...a day of sublime weather before the rainy months set in.

Originally this natural bay was home to the Yurok village of Tsurai (Cher-Ae). Named "Trinidad" in 1775 by Spanish explorers, the bay and locale have since been subject to fur trade, a whaling port, a logging town and a quarry source.

The area currently hosts a bedroom and small fishing community as well as scenic tourism and the Cher-Ae Heights Casino. Also, Trinidad Head is the location of one of the few United States climate baseline observatories from which climate change is monitored.

The lighthouse in the panorama is a 1948 replica of the actual Trinidad Head lighthouse built in 1871 which is still in use at the Coast Guard station.
Related Links:
Digital Art by Stephen Hamilton
Trinidad California Panoramas
Coolpix 995, Wide Converter WC-E63 , handheld

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