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Clallam County Washington Historical Markers

 
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By J. J. Prats, May 20, 2015
Snow Creek Marker
Washington (Clallam County), Neah Bay — 9 — Snow Creek Welcome to the Whale Trail
Sail and Seal Rocks rise from the seascape in front of you, where Snow Creek enters the Strait of Juan de Fuca. This rich and productive marine habitat attracts fishermen, divers, kayakers—and whales! Snow Creek overlook is one of the . . . — Map (db m83679) HM
Washington (Clallam County), Olympic National Forest — Rain Forest Monarch
The temperate rain forest is dominated by Sitka spruce. Except where it penetrates valley such as the Hoh, the Sitka spruce grows along a narrow coastal strip from northern California to Alaska. High rainfall, fog, and ocean-moderated . . . — Map (db m83654) HM
Washington (Clallam County), Port Angeles — Spanish Explorers The Evergreen State
The Spanish Captain Juan Perez sailed north from San Blas in 1774 with orders from Spain to claim the Coast against the Russians. Perez discovered Nootka Sound on the West shore of Vancouver Island and traded with the natives of the Queen . . . — Map (db m83652) HM
Washington (Clallam County), Sekiu — 10 — Shipwreck Point
The landscape of the Strait of Juan de Fuca was carved out by ice-age glaciers 13,000 years ago. The retreat of the glaciers created deep fjords which provide abundant food and habitat for many species of marine mammals. By the mid-1900s, . . . — Map (db m83693) HM
Washington (Clallam County), Sequim — New Dungeness Light Station History
Approximately 10,000 years ago Dungeness Spit began to form. The Spit is formed from sand and gravel from the Olympic Mountains carried by the Dungeness River into Dungeness Bay. Debris is also sloughed off the bluffs to the . . . — Map (db m102078) HM

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