Plane Views Over California
I'm not sure if I'm using the term "North Bay" a bit loosely by including Point Reyes, but in any event, these pictures show just how close the density of San Francisco and the East Bay cities are to rugged coastline and wide open spaces.
Marin Headlands (S12A0092)
The Marin Headlands is the hilly peninsula located at the south end of Marin County and the north end of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Bolinas Bay (S12A0087)
Bolinas Bay is a 5-mile-wide bay between Point Reyes and San Francisco.
Point Reyes National Seashore (S12A0084)
Point Reyes has some oceanside cliffs in addition to its beaches.
China Slough (S12A1861)
There are a number of sloughs around San Francisco Bay, including China Slough at the north end.
Santa Rosa (S12A0080)
Santa Rosa is the county seat of Sonoma County, and is located in the heart of California's wine country.