February 12, 2021 Triangle Jetty

From the vantage point of the Umpqua River Lighthouse you can view the unusual triangle shaped breakwater that forms the south edge of the river mouth. Enclosed in this triangle jetty is calm water, a mix of cold tidal sea water and fresh river water. A perfect habitat for raising delicious oysters! You can spot the dark uniform blobs in the water that are the suspended lines that the oysters grow on, aptly named Umpqua Triangle Oysters.

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