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Continent Country/State City/Park Site Color Granularity Other
AfricaKenyaMombasaIndian OceanGray-LightMedium
AfricaMozambique (Republic of)Eclipse PathGray-TanFine
AfricaSouth AfricaDurbaneIndian OceanTanMedium
AfricaSouth AfricaKrueger National ParkRiverBrownCoarse
AfricaSouth AfricaKrueger National Park 2River SandBrownCoarsepebbles
AfricaTunisiaDjerbaTan-LightFine
AsiaChinaHubei ProvinceYangtze RiverGrayCoarserocks
AsiaIsraelHaifaMa'agan Michael Beach, Mediteranean SeaGray-LightFine
AsiaIsraelTel AvivTan-MediumFine
AsiaPhilipine IslandsPacific oceanGray-LightMedium
AsiaTajikistanBrown-GrayFine
AsiaThailandRayongTan-BrownMedium
AustraliaAustraliaAdelaideSouth Australian OceanTan-MediumFine
AustraliaAustraliaBotany BayBotany BayTanMedium
AustraliaAustraliaBotany BayBotany Bay 2TanMedium
AustraliaAustraliaBotany BayBotany BayGray-TanMedium
AustraliaAustraliaNew South WalesSeven Mile BeachBrown-SpeckledFine
AustraliaAustraliaVictoria12 Apostles beachTan-OrangeMedium
CaribbeanArubaOrangestadEagle BeachTan-LightMediumcoral
CaribbeanArubaPalm BeachCarribean SeaTan-LightMediumshells
CaribbeanBahamasAbacosBakers BayTan-Light and RedFine
CaribbeanBarbadosCaribbean SeaTan-LightMedium
CaribbeanDominican RepublicBavaroTan-LightFine
CaribbeanDominican RepublicPunta CanaCarribean SeaTanMedium
CaribbeanDominican RepublicPunta CanaCarribean SeaGray-DarkMedium
CaribbeanPuerto RicoEl Yunque rain forestRiverBrownMedium
CaribbeanPuerto RicoGuanicaBeach SandTan-LightMedium
CaribbeanSt. MartinPinel IslandTan-LightMedium
CaribbeanUS Virgin IslandsSt. ThomasCoki BeachTanMedium
CaribbeanJamaicaMontego BayTanFine
CaribbeanJamaicaOchos RiosWhiteFine
EuropeAlbaniaDurresGray-Dark SpeckledFine
EuropeCreteBrown-MediumFine
EuropeCroatiaDubrovnikMixedCoarsepebble-like
EuropeDenmarkFYNKattegat Bay, North SeaTanMedium
EuropeEnglandCamberRye BayTanFine
EuropeEnglandSandownIsle of WightGray-DarkMedium
EuropeEnglandCornwall, FalmouthCastle BeachGrayMedium
EuropeFranceRoyere de Vassivveremountain streamTan-BrownMedium
EuropeGreeceAgiaTan-SpeckledMedium
EuropeGreeceSantoriniDark BrownFine
EuropeIrelandCounty DonegalMalin HeadTanMedium
EuropeIrelandCounty KerryBallinskelligsGrayFine
EuropeIrelandCounty WaterfordArdemore BayTanMedium
EuropeItalyAmalfiGray-Dark SpeckledCoarse
EuropeNetherlandsNiftrikMaas RiverTanMedium
EuropeNetherlandsNyinegensandpitTanMedium
EuropeNetherlandsRhenenRhine RiverTanCoarse
EuropeNetherlandsTexel IslandNorth SeaTanFine
EuropeNetherlandsWijkaanzeebeachTanMedium
EuropeNetherlandsWinterswykquarryTanFine
EuropeNetherlandsWinterswykquarryGrayFine
EuropePortugalEstorialTan-SpeckledFine
EuropeRussiaVolga RiverBrownCoarse
EuropeRussiaSt. PetersburgBay of FindlandTan-SpeckledMedium
EuropeScotlandEcclefechanriverGrayMedium
EuropeSpainBarcelonaGray-LightMedium
EuropeSpainTorremolinosMediterranean SeaGray-SpeckledFine
EuropeSpainMadridDiego De LeonTanCoarserocks
EuropeSpainAlmonte, HuelvaCoto DonanaTanMedium
Middle EastBahrainArabian GulfGray-SpeckledFine
Middle EastEgyptAbu Simbelnear SudanRed-BrownCoarse
Middle EastEgyptUndisclosedTan-SpeckledMedium
N. AmericaALTuscaloosaCapitol SchoolGray-LightMedium
N. AmericaALGulf ShoresTan-LightFine
N. AmericaAKAnchor PointKenai PeninsulaGray-SpeckledFine
N. AmericaAKAnchorageUppercrook InletGrayMedium
N. AmericaAKBethelSteamboat SloughGray-DarkFine
N. AmericaAKCape NomeAlma GulchRed-BrownFine
N. AmericaAKNome (80 miles)Golovin BayMediumpebbles
N. AmericaAKSavoongaSt. Lawrence IslandGreenFine
N. AmericaAKSewardResurrection bayBlackCoarse
N. AmericaAKSafetySeward PeninsulaGrayFine
N. AmericaArkansasArkansas RiverBrown-speckledFine
N. AmericaArkansasCotterWhite RiverMedium BrownMedium
N. AmericaAZSan LuisTanMedium
N. AmericaAZSedonaRed RocksOrangeCoarse
N. AmericaAZSedonaSedona National ParkBrown-RedMediumRocks
N. AmericaAZTonto National ParkBartlett LakeTanCoarseRocks
N. AmericaAZYumaYuma Sand DunesTanMedium
N. AmericaBritish Columnia, CanadaHarrison Hot SpringsLake HarrisonBlack-GrayFine
N. AmericaBritish Columnia, CanadaKitsilano, Vanier ParkUnder PierGray-WhiteMedium
N. AmericaBritish Columnia, CanadaKokanee Creek Provincial ParkBoat Landing on Kootenay LakeGrayMedium
N. AmericaBritish Columnia, CanadaKokanee Creek Provincial ParkKokonee Creek near Campsite 128Gray-SpeckledFine
N. AmericaBritish Columnia, CanadaSummit LakeRest Area, Highway 6, North of NelsonBlack-GrayCoarseRocks
N. AmericaBritish Columnia, CanadaVancouverJericho BeachBlack-GrayCoarse
N. AmericaCABig SurPfeiffer State ParkTan-SpeckledFine
N. AmericaCABig Sur 2Pfeiffer State ParkTan-SpeckledFine
N. AmericaCACardiffPipes BeachGray-Black SpecklesFine
N. AmericaCACoronadoTan-B&WFine
N. AmericaCADel Noute CountyCrescent CityDark-GreenFine
N. AmericaCAEl PortalMesced RiverBrown-SpeckledFine
N. AmericaCAGrover Beach Lat 35.07'15" N Long 120.037'58" WPismo Sand DunesTan-MediumFine
N. AmericaCAFall River MillsRoadcut Hwy 299Dark-RedMedium
N. AmericaCAFort BraggBlack-SpeckledMedium
N. AmericaCAGuada lupeMain Street Beach
N. AmericaCAHalf Moon BayBeach at Magellan AveBlackCoarse
N. AmericaCAJoshua TreeTop + SubsoilBrownFine
N. AmericaCAJoshua TreeSurface SoilTanCoarsepebbles
N. AmericaCASan DiegoLa Jolla CoveGray-LightMedium
N. AmericaCALong Beach 1Pacific oceanGrayMedium
N. AmericaCALong Beach 2Pacific oceanGrayMedium
N. AmericaCAMontereyMonterey beachTanMedium
N. AmericaCAMuir BeachPacific OceanGrayMedium
N. AmericaCAPalm SpringsGrayMedium
N. AmericaCAPescadero BeachTanFine
N. AmericaCASan ClementeT Street BeachGrayMediumnear Nixon's place
N. AmericaCASan DiegoTan-SpeckledFine
N. AmericaCASan FranciscoBrown-SpeckledFine
N. AmericaCASan FranciscoMuir Beach 2Brown-GrayFine
N. AmericaCASandCitySeaside BeachTanFine
N. AmericaCASanta BarbaraSanta Maria River MouthBrown-Light-SpeckledFine
N. AmericaCALompocOcean BeachGray-LightFine
N. AmericaCALompocJalama Beach County ParkTan-Black SpeckledMedium
N. AmericaCASanta BarbaraEl Capitan State BeachTan-LightFine
N. AmericaCASanta BarbaraSanta Ynez River MouthTan-LightFine
N. AmericaCASanta Cruz IslandPrisoner's HarborGray-DarkFine
N. AmericaCADeath Valley DunesBrown-LightFine
N. AmericaCAMono LakeGray-SpeckledMedium
N. AmericaCALight gray-speckledFine
N. AmericaCAGray-SpeckledFine
N. AmericaCAArila BeachGray-SpeckledMedium
N. AmericaCANipomoDunes above Pt. SalTanMedium
N. AmericaCABajaPlaya De San FelipeTan-LightMedium
N. AmericaCAVenice beachGray-LightFine
N. AmericaCASan Luis ObispoDavis Cyn CreekBrownCoarserocks
N. AmericaCAVenturaSan Buenaventura BeachTanFine
N. AmericaCASan Bernardino CountyKelso Dunes Mojave DesertTanFine
N. AmericaCAPismo BeachPismo DunesTanFine
N. AmericaCanadaVancouverEnglish Bay BeachGray-SpeckledMedium
N. AmericaCTSilver Sands St PkAtlantic OceanGrayFine
N. AmericaCTEast HavenLong Island SoundGrayCoarse
N. AmericaFLAnna Maria islandGulf of MexicoGray-LightMediumshells
N. AmericaFLBahia HondaGulf of MexicoGray-LightMedium
N. AmericaFLBoyonton BeachGray-SpeckledMedium
N. AmericaFLCaptiva IslandGray-SpeckledFine
N. AmericaFLCaptiva Island 2Gray-SpeckledFine
N. AmericaFLDaytona Beach 1Tan-OrangeFine
N. AmericaFLDaytona Beach 2Atlantic OceanGrayFine
N. AmericaFLDaytona Beach 3GrayFine
N. AmericaFLDestin 1Gulf of MexicoWhiteFine
N. AmericaFLFort WaltonGulf of MexicoWhiteFine
N. AmericaFLFt. Lauderdale 2Tan-SpeckledMedium
N. AmericaFLFt. MeyersFt. Meyers BeachWhite-GreyFine
N. AmericaFLJacksonvilleBlack Hammock IslandTan-GrayMedium
N. AmericaFLKey BiscayneAtlantic OceanGrayMedium
N. AmericaFLKey WestAtlantic OceanGrayMedium
N. AmericaFLGulf of MexicoWhite-SpeckledCoarseshells
N. AmericaFLGulf of MexicoWhite-SpeckledCoarse
N. AmericaFLMarathon KeyGulf of MexicoGray-WhiteMediumshells
N. AmericaFLMarcos IslandGulf of MexicoGray-LightCoarseshells
N. AmericaFLNaples 2Gulf of MexicoGray-LightCoarseshells
N. AmericaFLNaples 3Gray-Dark SpeckledFine
N. AmericaFLNaplesbeachGray-Dark SpeckledFine
N. AmericaFLPalm BeachWhite-SpeckledFine
N. AmericaFLPensicolaGulf of MexicoWhiteMedium
N. AmericaFLPensicolaMISCCoarseassorted shells
N. AmericaFLPompano BeachAtlantic OceanTan-BrownMedium
N. AmericaFLSanibel IslandMile 4.5Gray-Dark SpeckledFine
N. AmericaFLSarasotaSiesta KeyWhite-GreyFine
N. AmericaFLSiesta KeyGulfWhite-GreyFineshells
N. AmericaFLPass-A-GrilleGulf of MexicoWhite-GreyFineshells
N. AmericaFLSt. Petes BeachGulf of MexicoWhite-GreyFineshells
N. AmericaGASavannahTybee IslandGrayMediumshells
N. AmericaGASt. Simons IslandAtlantic OceanGrayFine
N. AmericaGATybee IslandAtlantic OceanTanMedium
N. AmericaHIKauai, HanaleiHanalei Pavillion Beach ParkTanMedium
N. AmericaHIHanaleiTunnels beachTanMediumshells
N. AmericaHIKauaiHa'ena BeachTanMedium
N. AmericaHIKauaiPrinceville Sealodge beachTanCoarseshells
N. AmericaHIKauaiWaimea BayBrown-DarkFine
N. AmericaHIKauaiShipwreck beachTan-SpeckledMedium
N. AmericaHIKauaiPo'ipu beachTan-B∓WMediummixed colors
N. AmericaHIMauiMaui beachTanMedium
N. AmericaHIMauiHana BayBlackMedium
N. AmericaHINASAVolcano "Martian Sand"Brown-RedMedium
N. AmericaHIOahuEhukaiTanMediumshells
N. AmericaHIOahuKailua BeachTanMedium
N. AmericaHIOahuWindward Kuhaloa (Chinamans Hat)Tan-LightCoarse
N. AmericaHIOahuSunset beachTanMediumshells
N. AmericaHIOahuWaimea BayTanCoarseshells
N. AmericaHIOahuZombies BeachGreen-GrayMedium
N. AmericaHIOahuBellows BeachTan-LightFine
N. AmericaHIPahoaVolcanoes National ParkBlackMediumlava
N. AmericaHISandy Beach, OahuShore DuneTan-LightMedium
N. AmericaHISandy Beach, OahuTidel Shore LineTan-SpeckledFine
N. AmericaHIWaikiki South ShorePacific oceanTanMediumshells
N. AmericaHIMaui beachBrown-RedFine
N. AmericaIDKetchumRedfish lakeBrown-SpeckledMedium
N. AmericaILCave in Rock State ParkOhio River BankBrownMediumsome pebbles
N. AmericaILOglesby, Matthiessen State ParkCanyon BottomTanFine
N. AmericaILKankakeeKankakee RiverBlack-BrownMedium
N. AmericaILRockfordGlacial WashTan-SpeckledCoarserocks
N. AmericaILStarved Rock State ParkSt. Louis CanyonYellow-TanFine
N. AmericaINGaryLake MichiganTanMedium
N. AmericaLAGrand IsleGulf of MexicoGrayFine
N. AmericaMABuzzards bayAtlantic OceanTanMedium
N. AmericaMAFalmouthCape Cod beachBrown-LightFine
N. AmericaMAGloucesterBass RocksBrown-SpeckledCoarsePebbles
N. AmericaMAHawleyMill BrookBrown-MediumMedium
N. AmericaMAHeathlandsWellfleet Bay Wildlife Refuge (not beach)Gray-LightMedium
N. AmericaMAProvincetownHerringbone Cove BeachTan-GrayCoarse
N. AmericaMASavoyBlack BrookBrown-GrayMedium
N. AmericaMexicoCabo San LucasPlaya Grande BeachTan-SpeckledCoarse
N. AmericaMexicoLoretoBaja CaliforniaBrown-MediumFine
N. AmericaMexicoLos Villas, AkumalTan-LightCoarseshells
N. AmericaMexicoMaya RivieraGulf of MexicoTan-LightMediumshells
N. AmericaMexicoPuerto PenascoTan-BrownMedium
N. AmericaMexicoSan LuisDesertTanMedium
N. AmericaMexicoDunes at Route 5TanMedium
N. AmericaMexicoHuatulcoTan-LightMedium
N. AmericaMIBeaver IslandTan-LightFine
N. AmericaMICooper Harbor (east of)Horseshoe HarborBrown-DarkFine
N. AmericaMICopper HarborPark West of TownBrown-DarkCoarse
N. AmericaMICooper HarborBeach SandBrown-DarkFine
N. AmericaMIEmpireSleeping Bear DunesTanMedium
N. AmericaMIEmpireEmpire BeachTan-MediumFine
N. AmericaMIHoughtonCopper MineBlackCoarse
N. AmericaMIHoughtonMcLain St. ParkBrown-SpeckledFine
N. AmericaMIIsle RoyaleCaribou IslandBlackMedium
N. AmericaMIIsle RoyaleMoskey BasinBrown-DarkCoarse
N. AmericaMIKewoenaw CountyGreat Sand Bay - Lake SuperiorBrown-SpeckledFine
N. AmericaMIL'AnseLake SuperiorTan-BrownMedium
N. AmericaMIMarquetteLake Superior SandTanFine
N. AmericaMIMunisingLake SuperiorTanMedium
N. AmericaMIMunsingMiners BeachTanMedium
N. AmericaMiMuskeeganLake MichiganTanMedium
N. AmericaMiNear MunisingChapel Beach-Pictured RockTan-LightFine
N. AmericaMIOntonagonLake SuperiorTan-BlackMedium
N. AmericaMIOntonagonBeachBrown-SpeckledMedium
N. AmericaMIPresque IsleLake HuronTan-BrownMedium
N. AmericaMISylvania WildernessMosquito Beach, Crooked LakeTan-LightFine
N. AmericaMITraverse CityBayshore ResortTanMedium
N. AmericaMIThree RiversKline park (resort?)Brown-SpeckledFine
N. AmericaMIUpper PeninsulaBig Bay HarborBrown-SpeckledMedium
N. AmericaMIUpper PeninsulaYellow Dog River FallsBrownMedium
N. AmericaMIUpper PeninsulaPresque IsleBrown-BlackMedium
N. AmericaMIImperial LakeBrown-RedMedium
N. AmericaMNSt. PaulSt. PeterTan-LightFine
N. AmericaMSWavelandTan-SpeckledMedium
N. AmericaNCAuroraAurora MineGrayCoarsefossils/shells
N. AmericaNCHot Springs/WalnutFrench Broad RiverDark BrownCoarse
N. AmericaNCIslandPiver's IslandGray-LightFineshells
N. AmericaNCIslandTopsail BeachTan-SpeckledFine
N. AmericaNCOcean Isle BeachBeach SandGray-LightFine
N. AmericaNCSingletary LakeState ParkGray-LightMedium
N. AmericaNCWhite LakeWhite LakeTan-LightMedium
N. AmericaNEAgate Fossil BedsTan-DarkFine
N. AmericaNMWhite SandsHWY I-70WhiteFine
N. AmericaNMWhite Sands 2Dona Ana CountyTan-LightFine
N. AmericaNHHampton BeachAtlantic OceanGrayMedium
N. AmericaNHRyeOdiorne St. ParkMixedCoarse
N. AmericaNJBarnegat LightIslandTan-LightFine
N. AmericaNJCape MayTanFine
N. AmericaNJColt's NeckBig Brook Fossil PreserveBrown-BlackCoarse
N. AmericaNJIsland Beach S.P.Atlantic OceanGrayMedium
N. AmericaNJLongportAbsecon IslandGray-LightFine
N. AmericaNJOcean CityAtlantic OceanTanCoarseshells
N. AmericaNJSandy HookAtlantic OceanTan-GrayFine
N. AmericaNJSpring LakeSpring LakeGrayMediumshells
N. AmericaNJSt. Marys CityChesapeake BayTan-OrangeMedium
N. AmericaNova Scotia, CanadaSable IslandAtlantic OceanTanMedium
N. AmericaNVLake MeadBrown-RedFine
N. AmericaNYBreezy Pt.Gateway Nat. Rec. AreaTanMedium
N. AmericaNYLong IslandOak BeachWhite-SpeckledFine
N. AmericaNYFire IslandWatch Hill ParkLight Tan-RedFine
N. AmericaNYWantaghJones BeachGray-TanMedium
N. AmericaOHHouston Woods St. Pk.Action LakeGrayCoarsefossils
N. AmericaOHPut-In-BayLake ErieTan-LightFine
N. AmericaOHPortlandOhio River BankTan-MediumMedium
N. AmericaOHClevelandEdgewater ParkGray-DarkMedium
N. AmericaOntario, CanadaKincardineBruce beach, Lake HuronBrown-SpeckledFine
N. AmericaOntario, CanadaLake Superior Provincial ParkAgawa BayMixedMedium
N. AmericaOntario, CanadaSeaway IslandSo. Channel of St. Clair RiverTan-MediumFine
N. AmericaORCanon BeachBrown-SpeckledFine
N. AmericaORFlorenceS. Beach DunesGrayFine
N. AmericaORSeasidePacific oceanGrayMediumshells
N. AmericaORThe DallesColumbia RiverGrayFine
N. AmericaQ. Roo, MexicoPlaya ParaisoIberostar Grand HotelWhiteFine
N. AmericaCASan Miguel IslandCuyler HarborLight Grey-SpeckledFine
N. AmericaSCBamburgTan-BrownFine
N. AmericaSCFolly BeachBeachGray-LightFine
N. AmericaSCGastonTan-BrownMedium
N. AmericaSCGreerRed-TanCoarse
N. AmericaSCIslandCapers IslandGray-TanFine
N. AmericaSCIsland near CharlestonKiauah IslandGray-MediumFine
N. AmericaSCIsle of PalmsWild Dunes Resort Before RefurbishmentTan-GrayFine
N. AmericaSCIsle of PalmsWild Dunes Resort After RefurbishmentTan-GrayCoarse
N. AmericaSCMyrtle BeachGray-TanFine
N. AmericaSCMyrtle Beach 3Gray-LightFine
N. AmericaSCMyrtle BeachGrayFineshells
N. AmericaTNDunlapTan-LightFine
N. AmericaTXAustinLake TravisTan-LightCoarse
N. AmericaTXCorpus ChristiGulf of MexicoMixedCoarseshells
N. AmericaTXDallasTurtle CreekBrown-MediumFine
N. AmericaTXGalvastonGulf of MexicoTan-GrayFine
N. AmericaTXMatagorda CountyMatagorda PenisulaTanFine
N. AmericaTXPadre IslandTan-LightFine
N. AmericaUTCanyon WashBrown-RedFine
N. AmericaUTFlint TrailOrange CliffsPink-SpeckledFine
N. AmericaUTGreat Salt LakeGray-LightMediumrocks
N. AmericaUTHorseshoe CanyonBarrier CreekPinkFine
N. AmericaUTHorse Canyon - South ForkThe MazePinkFine
N. AmericaUTMohabArches Nat'l Park near Castle ValleyRedMedium
N. AmericaUTStansbury IslandExit 84 from I-*80Light Grayish-TanFine
N. AmericaUTStansbury Island 2Exit 84 from I-*80Light Grayish-TanFineoolitic aragonite
N. AmericaVAAssateague IslandIntercostal WaterwayTan-GrayMedium
N. AmericaVAGloucester PointChesapeake BayTanFine
N. AmericaVAVirginia BeachTan-MediumFine
N. AmericaVAYorktownJames RiverBrownMediumfossils
N. AmericaVAVirginia BeachTanFine
N. AmericaWABendMount St. HelensGrayFine
N. AmericaWAMt. St. HelensGray-MediumAsh (volcanic)powder
N. AmericaWATwo RiversTan-Light and RedFine
N. AmericaWIArenaWiscosin RiverBrown-BlackMedium
N. AmericaWIBasswood IslandLake SuperiorBrown-RedMedium
N. AmericaWIBayfieldLake SuperiorBrown-RedMedium
N. AmericaWILittle Sand BayLake SuperiorBrown-RedMedium
N. AmericaWIMarinetteLake MichiganTanFine
N. AmericaWIMellenGlacial DunesBrown-RedCoarse
N. AmericaWIMilwaukeeLake MichiganTanMedium
N. AmericaWIOak IslandLake SuperiorBrown-RedMedium
N. AmericaWIRasberry IslandLake SuperiorBrown-RedMedium
N. AmericaWIRed Cliff Point, Russell, Wisc.Lake SuperiorBrown-RedMedium
N. AmericaWIWestern WIKickapoo RiverBrown-GrayFine
S. AmericaCosta RicaPlay ConchalbeachMixedCoarseshells
S. AmericaEl SalvadorPacific oceanGrayMedium
S. AmericaHondurasRoatanHalf Moon BayTanMedium
S. AmericaBrazilRio de JanerioTan-LightFine
S. AmericaBrazilSao PauloSantosTan-GrayFine
S. AmericaBaliLa Bon GonTanFine
South PacificVanuatuSouth Pacific IslandsTanMediumshells

 

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