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Fence with an attitude

A makeshift junkyard in Homer. Mostly boats with an occasional car or bus.

 

I wonder why this mighty fence was built here at all. To fence in what? What was so important here, on a narrow spit in the Kachemak Bay?

 

Homer is on the shore of Kachemak Bay on the southwest side of the Kenai Peninsula. Its distinguishing feature is the Homer Spit, a narrow 4.5 mi (7.2 km)) long gravel bar that extends into the bay, on which is located the Homer Harbor.

 

Much of the coastline as well as the Homer Spit sank dramatically during the Good Friday earthquake in March 1964. After the earthquake, very little vegetation was able to survive on the Homer Spit.

 

Alaska, 2011

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Taken on August 18, 2011