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The Cool Staircase Shaped Hills North of Santa Cruz!


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Julia, they're beautiful!

Have you ever wondered why much of the Westside of Santa Cruz and all the agricultural fields just north of it are so flat, or why many of the hills climb upwards like a staircase to flat tops? It’s because the local landscape is made up of ancient marine terraces which formed as sea level rose and fell over the millennia.

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