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Monterey Cala, Apr 26-30
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The peninsula ending at Pt Pinos is composed of a coarsely crystalline massive granitic rock which is cut by numerous quartz dykes running in various directions most commonly in a NW and SE general direction. At the surface this rock is much decomposed.  At the shore no stratified rocks are exposed though fragments of a clayey miocene rock are abundant on the beach.  Inland the land rises to a considerable height with no good exposures of the strata owing to the decomposition of the rock but in some places where roads have been made the stratified claystones can be seen inclined at various