Observations of Washington State Landscapes, Geology, Geography, Ecology, History and Land Use
Friday, June 8, 2018
Palm Beach on the Key Peninsula, Wasshington
Palms in gardens in the Pacific northwest are always a bit of a surprise. They just seem so out of place. This stand of palms is on the coast of Key Peninsula, part of the complex of inlets that make up of the southern end of the Salish Sea/Puget Sound.
Dan McShane is an engineering geologist with Stratum Group, a geology and environmental consulting company based in Bellingham, Washington. Dan has been reading Washington State landscapes since driving across the Horse Heaven Hills with his father and brother in 1970. Dan's wife has started painting Washington landscapes. The intent of this blog is to help all Washington travelers better understand the landscapes we see and share field observations.