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South Point

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South Point is located in the Northern Channel Islands, within the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, on Santa Rosa Island, California. This site is located within South Point State Marine Reserve in Channel Islands National Park. This gently sloping site consists of flat terrain, such as a sandy beach.

South Point long-term monitoring overview

South Point is dominated by consolidated bedrock, and the area surrounding the site is comprised of a mixture of consolidated bedrock, boulder fields, cobble, and sandy beach,. The primary coastal orientation of this site is southwest.

South Point biodiversity overview

Biodiversity Surveys were done by University of California Santa Cruz in 2017. The Biodiversity Survey grid encompasses one section that is approximately 30 meters (along shore) x 40 meters (seaward).

For more information about South Point, please contact Pete Raimondi (

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