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Cliffs near San Gregorio, Calif., a community in the San Francisco Bay area.
Two days after Christmas last year, Jon Sandstrom was up early, heading south with his kids to hunt for agates (a type of gemstone) near Pescadero, Calif. He captured this beautiful scene en route.
"I took the shot in the morning just as the sun was coming up over the coastal mountains," he told TODAY.com.
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