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Port Angeles, Washington: Crawl-Thru Outdoor Whale Vertebra

12 feet tall, four feet thick, weighing seven tons, an artistically enhanced concrete replica of a Gray Whale vertebra is sunk partly into the earth so that everyone can crawl through the hole where the spinal cord would be.

Valley Creek Estuary Park

W. Front St., Port Angeles, WA
Valley Creek Estuary Park. On the waterfront on the west end of town, where W. Front St. becomes Marine Drive.
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Whale vertabra.

Crawl-Through Whale Vertabra

Ribbed up the side for easy climbing as well.

[K. Stacey, 08/22/2017]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Carved Tree FacesCarved Tree Faces, Port Angeles, WA - < 1 mi.
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Afterglow Vista Mausoleum - Strange Grave, Roche Harbor, WA - 37 mi.

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