Flotsam, As Found Water Litter

Old Water Bottle In Mud
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An old water bottle filled with sand and tossed into mud appeared opaque.


Flotsam external link As Found Water Litter   •  Lake Merced internal link San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 11:29:34 Sunday 28 March 2010)   •  (Photo posted Thursday 27 March 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Merced_3547BCX
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Inverted trash caught a bit of sun while floating
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Inverted trash caught a bit of sun while floating


Flotsam As Floating Litter   •  Emeryville Marina internal link Emeryville, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 7 November 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:23:52 Sunday 1 February 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #EmeryvilleMarina_8783BCX
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A former ladder long ago discarded
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A former ladder long ago discarded


Flotsam As Floating Litter   •  Emeryville Marina internal link Emeryville, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 7 November 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:06:02 Sunday 1 February 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #EmeryvilleMarina_8769BCX
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A chunk of closed-cell foam floated on the bay
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A chunk of closed-cell foam floated on the bay


Flotsam As Floating Litter   •  San Francisco Bay from the Hornblower Belle external link   •  (Photo posted Sunday 7 November 2009)   •  (Photo taken 15:32:42 Saturday 11 October 2008)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BelleSFBayBlueAngels20081011_6802BCX
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A bottle bobbed as boat wake created surf
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A bottle bobbed as boat wake created surf


Flotsam As Floating Litter   •  Sacramento River, Martinez internal link California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 7 November 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:13:34 Sunday 7 June 2008)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #MartinezCA_1192BCX
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Blue bow floated face down
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Blue bow floated face down


Flotsam As Floating Litter   •  Lake Merritt internal link Oakland, California   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 27 February 2008)   •  (Photo taken 15:22:00 Saturday 16 February 2008)   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #LakeMerrittOak_0241B
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Two amazingly formed on water
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Two amazingly formed on water


Flotsam As Floating Litter   •  Lake Merritt internal link Oakland, California   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 27 February 2008)   •  (Photo taken 15:17:06 Saturday 16 February 2008)   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #LakemerrittOak_0237B
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Flotsam trapped behind floating barrier
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Flotsam trapped behind floating barrier


Flotsam As Floating Litter   •  Sacramento River internal link Sacramento, California   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 27 February 2008)   •  (Photo taken 14:45:16 Saturday 19 January 2008)   •  © 2008 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #SacOldTown_0323T
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Plants afloat between street and docks of marina
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Plants afloat between street and docks of marina


Flotsam As Floating Litter   •  Sausalito internal link California   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 27 February 2008)   •  (Photo taken 13:28:56 Sunday 30 December 2007)   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Sausalito2007_9056B
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A metal boat not all the way washed up on shore
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A metal boat not all the way washed up on shore


Flotsam As Floating Litter   •  Sacramento Delta internal link California   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 27 February 2008)   •  (Photo taken 2007)   •  © 2008 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #SactoDelta_02T
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A crown of weeds floated on foam
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A crown of weeds floated on foam


Flotsam As Floating Litter   •  Sacramento Delta internal link California   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 27 February 2008)   •  (Photo taken 2007)   •  © 2008 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #SactoDelta_01T
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Flotsam became litter at low tide
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Flotsam became litter at low tide


Furbo internal link Ireland   •  Flotsam As Floating Litter   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 27 February 2008)   •  (Photo taken 2007)   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Flotsam20070000_09
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Seaweed floated in tide pool
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Seaweed floated in tide pool


Flotsam As Floating Litter   •  Furbo internal link Ireland   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 27 February 2008)   •  (Photo taken 2007)   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Flotsam20070000_08
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Nested highway cones barely broke the surface
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Nested highway cones barely broke the surface


Flotsam As Floating Litter   •  Grand Canal internal link Dublin, Ireland   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 27 February 2008)   •  (Photo taken 2007)   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Flotsam20070000_07
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Beer bottle found upright by cleanser
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Beer bottle found upright by cleanser


Flotsam As Floating Litter   •  Grand Canal internal link Dublin, Ireland   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 27 February 2008)   •  (Photo taken 2007)   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Flotsam20070000_06
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Empty coke bottle floated amid grass
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Empty coke bottle floated amid grass


Flotsam As Floating Litter   •  Grand Canal internal link Dublin, Ireland   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 27 February 2008)   •  (Photo taken 2007)   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Flotsam20070000_05
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Discarded patio chair
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Discarded patio chair


Flotsam As Floating Litter   •  Quay area internal link Dublin, Ireland   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 27 February 2008)   •  (Photo taken 2007)   •  © 2008 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Flotsam20070000_04
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Net trap sunk below a thin rope
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San Francisco Bay is home to trash washed down the Sacramento River, blown in from the Pacific Ocean, and dropped in by those few uncaring residents.
Flotsam As Floating Litter   •  Off the Embarcadero, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 27 February 2008)   •  (Photo taken 2007)   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Flotsam20070000_03
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Abandoned scooter handle floated face down
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Where the paths parallel to the canals were one time used by horses and mules to haul barges, those same paths now are used recreationally by walkers and bicyclers.
Flotsam As Floating Litter   •  Canal Du Midi internal link France   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 27 February 2008)   •  (Photo taken 2007)   •  © 2008 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Flotsam20070000_02
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Ball and pen found floating downstream
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As the canals of France became less a means of freight transport and more the gateway to recreation, so too did the amount of floating trash increase.
Flotsam As Floating Litter   •  Canal Du Midi internal link France   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 27 February 2008)   •  (Photo taken 2007)   •  © 2008 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Flotsam20070000_01
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