San Diego photos

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San Diego Convention Center, located in the Marina District of downtown San Diego.  Built in 1989, the San Diego Convention Center offers 525,700 square feet of exhibit space.  It is noted for its distinctive "sails" made of Teflon-coated fiberglass suspended over the central exhibition hall, aptly named Sails Pavilion
San Diego Convention Center, located in the Marina District of downtown San Diego. Built in 1989, the San Diego Convention Center offers 525,700 square feet of exhibit space. It is noted for its distinctive "sails" made of Teflon-coated fiberglass suspended over the central exhibition hall, aptly named Sails Pavilion.
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 22290  
Marriott Hotel towers, rising above the Embarcadero Marine Park and yacht marina, San Diego, California
Marriott Hotel towers, rising above the Embarcadero Marine Park and yacht marina.
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 22291  
Crystal Pier, 872 feet long and built in 1925, extends out into the Pacific Ocean from the town of Pacific Beach.  Mission Bay and downtown San Diego are seen in the distance
Crystal Pier, 872 feet long and built in 1925, extends out into the Pacific Ocean from the town of Pacific Beach. Mission Bay and downtown San Diego are seen in the distance.
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 22294  
New Point Loma Lighthouse, situated on the tip of Point Loma Peninsula, marks the entrance to San Diego Bay.  The lighthouse rises 70' and was built in 1891 to replace the "old"  Point Loma Lighthouse which was often shrouded in fog
New Point Loma Lighthouse, situated on the tip of Point Loma Peninsula, marks the entrance to San Diego Bay. The lighthouse rises 70' and was built in 1891 to replace the "old" Point Loma Lighthouse which was often shrouded in fog.
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 22295  
Downtown San Diego and Petco Park, viewed from the southeast
Downtown San Diego and Petco Park, viewed from the southeast.
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 22300  
Double-crested cormorant drys its wings in the sun following a morning of foraging in the ocean, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus
Double-crested cormorant drys its wings in the sun following a morning of foraging in the ocean, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 26529  
California brown pelican spreads its wings wide as it slows before landing on seacliffs, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, La Jolla
California brown pelican spreads its wings wide as it slows before landing on seacliffs.
Species: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 18228  
Brown pelican head throw.  During a bill throw, the pelican arches its neck back, lifting its large bill upward and stretching its throat pouch, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, La Jolla, California
Brown pelican head throw. During a bill throw, the pelican arches its neck back, lifting its large bill upward and stretching its throat pouch.
Species: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 20257  
Blue whale.  The entire body of a huge blue whale is seen in this image, illustrating its hydronamic and efficient shape, Balaenoptera musculus, La Jolla, California
Blue whale. The entire body of a huge blue whale is seen in this image, illustrating its hydronamic and efficient shape.
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 21251  
Blue whale.  The entire body of a huge blue whale is seen in this image, illustrating its hydronamic and efficient shape, Balaenoptera musculus, La Jolla, California
Blue whale. The entire body of a huge blue whale is seen in this image, illustrating its hydronamic and efficient shape.
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 21252  
Brown pelican portrait, displaying winter non-breeding plumage with distinctive yellow head feathers and red gular throat pouch but white hind neck, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, La Jolla, California
Brown pelican portrait, displaying winter non-breeding plumage with distinctive yellow head feathers and red gular throat pouch but white hind neck.
Species: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 28332  
San Diego City Skyline at Sunrise
San Diego City Skyline at Sunrise.
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 28379  
Star Trails over the San Diego Downtown City Skyline.  In this 60 minute exposure, stars create trails through the night sky over downtown San Diego
Star Trails over the San Diego Downtown City Skyline. In this 60 minute exposure, stars create trails through the night sky over downtown San Diego.
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 28383  
A Pacific harbor seal hauls out on a rock.  This group of harbor seals, which has formed a breeding colony at a small but popular beach near San Diego, is at the center of considerable controversy.  While harbor seals are protected from harassment by the Marine Mammal Protection Act and other legislation, local interests would like to see the seals leave so that people can resume using the beach, Phoca vitulina richardsi, La Jolla, California
A Pacific harbor seal hauls out on a rock. This group of harbor seals, which has formed a breeding colony at a small but popular beach near San Diego, is at the center of considerable controversy. While harbor seals are protected from harassment by the Marine Mammal Protection Act and other legislation, local interests would like to see the seals leave so that people can resume using the beach.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 00940  
Pacific harbor seal swims in the protected waters of Childrens Pool in La Jolla, California.  This group of harbor seals, which has formed a breeding colony at a small but popular beach near San Diego, is at the center of considerable controversy.  While harbor seals are protected from harassment by the Marine Mammal Protection Act and other legislation, local interests would like to see the seals leave so that people can resume using the beach, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Pacific harbor seal swims in the protected waters of Childrens Pool in La Jolla, California. This group of harbor seals, which has formed a breeding colony at a small but popular beach near San Diego, is at the center of considerable controversy. While harbor seals are protected from harassment by the Marine Mammal Protection Act and other legislation, local interests would like to see the seals leave so that people can resume using the beach.
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 03018  
Surfers at La Jolla Shores Beach, aerial photo
Surfers at La Jolla Shores Beach, aerial photo.
Image ID: 37952  
Childrens Pool and La Jolla coastline at sunset, aerial panorama, showing underwater reef exposed at King Low Tide
Childrens Pool and La Jolla coastline at sunset, aerial panorama, showing underwater reef exposed at King Low Tide.
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 37977  
Panorama dimensions: 5653 x 11765
Goldfish Point and La Jolla Caves aerial photograph, La Jolla
Goldfish Point and La Jolla Caves aerial photograph, La Jolla.
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 38034  
Panorama dimensions: 5612 x 11025
Torrey Pines Golf Course over looking Blacks Beach and the Pacific Ocean, south course, summer, afternoon, San Diego, California
Torrey Pines Golf Course over looking Blacks Beach and the Pacific Ocean, south course, summer, afternoon.
Location: Torrey Pines Golf Course, San Diego, California
Image ID: 38050  
Childrens Pool seawall and Casa Cove aerial photo, La Jolla, California. Sunset. Aerial panoramic photograph
Childrens Pool seawall and Casa Cove aerial photo, La Jolla, California. Sunset. Aerial panoramic photograph.
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 38077  
Panorama dimensions: 5742 x 10546
Aerial Photo of Point La Jolla and Scripps Park, La Jolla Coastline
Aerial Photo of Point La Jolla and Scripps Park, La Jolla Coastline.
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 38152  
California Brown Pelican head throw, stretching its throat to keep it flexible and healthy, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, La Jolla
California Brown Pelican head throw, stretching its throat to keep it flexible and healthy.
Species: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 36678  
Sunset over Flat Rock on Torrey Pines State Beach, Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, California
Sunset over Flat Rock on Torrey Pines State Beach.
Location: Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, California
Image ID: 29105  
Panorama dimensions: 3831 x 12302
Broken Hill and view to La Jolla, panoramic photograph, from Torrey Pines State Reserve, sunrise, San Diego, California
Broken Hill and view to La Jolla, panoramic photograph, from Torrey Pines State Reserve, sunrise.
Location: Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, California
Image ID: 30469  
Panorama dimensions: 6212 x 12960
Sunrise Clouds and Surf, Hospital Point, La Jolla
Sunrise Clouds and Surf, Hospital Point, La Jolla.
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 28830  
California brown pelican in flight, spreading wings wide to slow in anticipation of landing on seacliffs, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
California brown pelican in flight, spreading wings wide to slow in anticipation of landing on seacliffs.
Species: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Image ID: 37414  
Brown pelican in flight with wings spread wide, slowing as it returns from the ocean to land on seacliffs, adult winter non-breeding plumage, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, La Jolla, California
Brown pelican in flight with wings spread wide, slowing as it returns from the ocean to land on seacliffs, adult winter non-breeding plumage.
Species: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 38608  
Brown pelican portrait, displaying winter plumage with distinctive yellow head feathers and red gular throat pouch. This adult is just transitioning to the brown hind neck characteristic of the brown pelican breeding plumage, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, La Jolla, California
Brown pelican portrait, displaying winter plumage with distinctive yellow head feathers and red gular throat pouch. This adult is just transitioning to the brown hind neck characteristic of the brown pelican breeding plumage.
Species: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 30255  
California Pelican flying on a wave, riding the updraft from the wave, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
California Pelican flying on a wave, riding the updraft from the wave.
Species: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Image ID: 30257  
California Brown Pelican flying over a breaking wave, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, La Jolla
California Brown Pelican flying over a breaking wave.
Species: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 30353  
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