Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, California.

Entirely offshore, Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary protects soft seafloor habitat, a rocky bank, deep-sea canyons, and diverse wildlife, while acting as a feeding ground for many marine mammals and seabirds. This protected area is home to several habitats and species that can be visited from afar through educational resources such as panels and exhibits. Visitors can enjoy this extraordinarily rich marine ecosystem by boating, fishing, and watching wildlife from the mainland.

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52 miles west-northwest off the coast of San Francisco, California and 6 miles offshore from Point Reyes.

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