Mile 191 Report

April 18, 2016
by Anonymous

Location:
Lincoln
Devils Churn, Cape Perpetua, North Cape Creek
Conditions:
Monday 1:00 PM
Cloudy
58° F
Wind:
Calm/Light
Humans / Pets:
People:
0
Dogs:
0
Activities:
Very remote area, rare to see any human activity on Mile 191 with the exception of the south end which is Devil's Churn, a popular tourist destination spot.
Concerns:
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Activity Comments:
Notable Wildlife:
Sea Lions, many sea bird species, and invertebrates can be seen here.
Dead Birds:
Stranded:
Fish & Invertebrates:
Driftline:
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Comments:

Aerial photos taken of otherwise inaccessible areas.

Summary:

Mile surveyed by air; aerial photos provided.

  • Aerial image taken by Briton; Roughly in the center of mile 191, over the Pacific Ocean, looking back towards shore, about 250 feet above sea level.
    Aerial image taken by Briton
    Roughly in the center of mile 191, over the Pacific Ocean, looking back towards shore, about 250 feet above sea level.
    April 17, 2016
  • Aerial of 191
    April 17, 2016
  • Aerial of 191 looking north
    April 17, 2016
  • Aerial of 191 looking south.
    April 17, 2016
  • Aerial of 191
    April 17, 2016
  • Aerial of 191- north end.
    April 17, 2016
  • Aerial of 191- south end.
    April 17, 2016
Other Mile 191 Reports (4)

2018

August 7, 2018 - LyndaC
A cool, windy day at the coast being enjoyed by a very large number of visitors.  Low tide was 2.7 ft at 4pm approximately so high on beach and rocks at Cape Cove.  Parking lots full in the afternoon...

2017

March 10, 2017 - LyndaC
Tide too high to get close to the beach, still an exciting time to be there.
  • High tide at Cape Perpetua

2015

September 24, 2015 - YmnKai
Human activity consisted of people visiting Devil's Churn-area trails (Photo). No significant concerns or actions required. Most people were walking on the south side of the churn with 3 young...
  • Purple foam in the Devils Churn with the other froth.
  • Patch of soil slippage
  • Purple urchins gathered in a large tide pool.
  • Another photo of purple foam in the Churn
  • Chiton in tide pool. ID?
  • Urchins and crab on rocks
  • urchins
  • urchins with kelp
  • Photos of what I think is a lava tube spilling from the base of Cape Perpetua with large lave boulders scattered in proximity.
  • Lava tube at base of Cape Perpetua
  • Took this picture of with a ~total of 9 perfectly round holes in a basalt ridge. I am assuming they are some kind of core sampling?
  • Took this up close pic of what I think is some shorebird regurgitation.. perhaps a gull?
  • sea grass in tidal pool/channel
  • View looking south at general location of urchin sighting
  • Some folks enjoying the Churn looking at the odd colored purple foam.

2007

June 22, 2007 - gjport
The mile was remarkably clean of litter and ocean debris. Found 2 plastic bottles and a couple of small pieces of styrofoam, all ocean debris. The tidal pools and mussel beds to the north of the...