14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

We were exploring Vancouver Island when we stopped at one of the beaches comprising the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve on the west coast of the island. I was struck by the remote, edge-of-the-world sensibility of the enormous beach.

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Date Taken: 07.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Between Tofino and Ucluelet, British Couumbia, Canada
Copyright: © Alan Hoshor