Rocky surroundings • Rocky surroundings

Part of the answer, it seems, can be found in the waters surrounding the Farallones. As it turns out, the jagged rocks and rough seas have claimed a number of lives over the years. In fact, historians believe that early settlers were so intent on avoiding the dangerous archipelago that they didn’t discover San Francisco Bay for another 200 years. Photo Credit: NOAA Photo Library/Flickr | CC BY 2.0

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