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August 11, 2002 | JOHN McKINNEY
California may have a mighty long coast and millions of acres of wilderness, but it has only one wilderness coast: the Lost Coast in Mendocino County. The Lost Coast is so rough that it thwarted even the state's road engineers, forcing them to route the Redwood Highway (U.S. 101) more than 20 miles inland. Towering shoreline cliffs rise abruptly like volcanoes. Black sand beaches are strewn with driftwood and small stones.
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