Glass Beach: A Field Survey / Fort Bragg, California

Glass Beach: A Field Survey / Fort Bragg, California

by James Marino


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Over the years, Glass Beach has become a world-class sea glass beach. This beach, however, is only one of many glass beaches on the Fort Bragg shorelines. This book is a complete survey of ten of the more significant beach sites to be enjoyed. Experience some of the more exotic sea glass these beaches have to offer, as well as the intriguing beach artifacts that are surf extracted from fire-hardened slag bluffs. This book will identify some of the many types of historical artifacts as well locate these different beaches with a site map. This book awakens the viewer to the virtually unknown art of Fire Glass and then travels into the beautiful unexplored micro realm of the Fire Glass inner space.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781973839385
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/05/2017
Pages: 106
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.28(d)

About the Author

James Marino has years of archaeologist field experience, so it's no wonder he has a passion for unraveling the cultural mysteries and the history of Glass Beach. Understanding a previous culture and the clues of their lifestyle left behind in artifacts has been his passion for over 40 years. Because of what's called "dump site displacement characteristics," Glass Beach challenges any archaeologist. After five years of research and collecting dump site artifacts, James has revealed the historic secrets of some of the glass beaches. Within these pages, he shares his research findings to delight readers fascinated by Glass Beach. James is currently enjoying his retirement years in Fort Bragg, California: he lives within a mile of Glass Beach.

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