Inverness in Marin County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Point Reyes National Seashore
Murres are rapid fliers and skillful divers. They pursue fish underwater by stroking with their wings and steering with their feet. On land they are not so deft. An ornithologist, noting their clumsy landings on the precarious ledges, has named them the “awkward squad.”
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 37° 59.778′ N, 123° 1.248′ W. Marker is in Inverness, California, in Marin County. Marker can be reached from Sir Francis Drake Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is located near the Point Reyes Lighthouse Visitor Center at the Point Reyes National Seashore. Marker is in this post office area: Inverness CA 94937, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Point Reyes Light (within shouting distance of this marker); Point Reyes Light Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Point Reyes Conglomerate (within shouting distance of The Rock Plants (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sea Life in These Waters (approx. 2.3 miles away); Whalewatching (approx. 2.3 miles away); Nova Albion (approx. 3.9 miles away); Portus Novae Albionus (approx. 5.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Inverness.
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