Pfeiffer Beach

By: Cole Johnson

Location

California (USA) Latitude: 36-14'19'' N Longitude: 121-49'03'' W
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Beach Info

Active - Located near a continental margin

Primary - Beach was created by non-matin processes such as erosion and deposition

Emergent - Relative sea level has dropped over the past 100 years

Sand

Sand Color - Purple

Origin - Amethyst and Quartz

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Key Features

Pfeiffer Beach, located within Monterey Bay, California, is a small beach that boasts coastal views, purple sand, and interesting rock formations.
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