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Bodega Bay and Bodega Harbor
Bodega Bay and Bodega Harbor

Bodega Bay is a small shallow, sand-choked inlet of the Pacific Ocean on the coast of northern California in the United States. It is approximately 5 mi (8 km) across and is located approximately 40 mi (64 km) northwest of San Francisco and 20 mi (32 km) west of Santa Rosa. The bay straddles the boundary between Sonoma (north) and Marin (south) counties. Bodega Bay © 2004 Matthew Trump File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Bodega Bay © 2004 Matthew Trump File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Senators Dianne Feinstein (D) Barbara Boxer (D) Official language(s) English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Santa Rosa is the county seat of Sonoma County, California. ... Location in the state of California Formed 1850 Seat Santa Rosa Area  - Total  - Water 4,580 km² (1,768 mi²) 498 km² (192 mi²) 10. ... Marin County is a county located in the North San Francisco Bay Area of the U.S. state of California, across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco. ...


The bay is protected on its north end from the Pacific by Bodega Head, which shelters the small Bodega Harbor, separated from the main bay a small spit of land. The village of Bodega Bay sits on the eastern side of Bodega Harbor. The bay connects on its south end to Tomales Bay. Bodega Head Bodega Head is a small promontory on the Pacific coast of northern United States. ... Bodega Harbor Bodega Harbor is a small shallow natural harbor on the Pacific coast of northern United States, approximately 40 mi (64 km) northwest of San Francisco. ... The village of Bodega Bay on Bodega Harbor Bodega Bay is a census-designated place located in Sonoma County, California. ... Tomales Bay Tomales Bay is a long narrow inlet of the Pacific Ocean in Marin County in northern California in the United States. ...


The bay was the site of a Russian fur trading post established in 1811 and was an active harbor until the 1870s. Bodega Bay was also the setting of the Alfred Hitchcock film, The Birds. The fur trade was a huge part in the early economic development of North America. ... 1811 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Events and Trends Technology The invention of the telephone (1876) by Alexander Graham Bell. ... Alfred Hitchcock Alfred Joseph Hitchcock (August 13, 1899 – April 29, 1980) was a British-born American film director and producer, closely associated with the suspense thriller genre. ... The Birds (1963) is a horror filmwith Damnation, Unbelievable Physical Violence, Unbleievable Destruction Done to Property or Place, Fearful Incongurity, and Disassociation by Alfred Hitchcock, based on a short story by Daphne Du Maurier. ...


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Bodega Bay, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (555 words)
The town is on the eastern side of Bodega Harbor, an inlet of Bodega Bay on the Pacific coast.
A branch of the University of California operates a marine lab at Bodega Bay, the Bodega Bay Marine Laboratory.
A nuclear power plant had been planned for Bodega Bay in the 1960s but was abandoned after both local and statewide protests and the discovery of an earthquake fault across the proposed site.
Bodega Bay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (177 words)
Bodega Bay is a small shallow, sand-choked inlet of the Pacific Ocean on the coast of northern California in the United States.
The bay straddles the boundary between Sonoma (north) and Marin (south) counties.
The bay is protected on its north end from the Pacific by Bodega Head, which shelters the small Bodega Harbor, separated from the main bay a small spit of land.
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