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Vagabonding on Dangerous Ground: Putting on a Happy Face at Dismal Nitch and Cape Disappointment
Waikiki Beach at Cape Disappointment. Yes, the cliffs are basaltic like those in Hawaii, but the spot was named for a Hawaiian sailor who lost his life here in a shipwreck (one of many). How does a place get a name? Cape Disappointment and especially Dismal Nitch seem to just scream to tourists to "please visit us". Both sites sit on the north peninsula where the Columbia River reaches the