Big Sur

Big Sur
geographical name region W California centering on Big Sur River & extending about 80 miles (129 kilometers) along coast SE of Point Sur

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Big Sur — is a sparsely populated region of the central California, United States, coast where the Santa Lucia Mountains rise abruptly from the Pacific Ocean. The terrain offers stunning views, making Big Sur a popular tourist destination. Big Sur s Cone… …   Wikipedia

  • Big Sur — 36°06′27″N 121°37′33″O / 36.1075, 121.62583 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Big Sur — McWay Rocks und der Strand von McWay Cove …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Big Sur — by Jack Kerouac (1962)    Jack Kerouac was ill equipped to deal with the strong responses that his work, especially on tHe road, evoked from both fans and critics in the late 1950s. Critical attacks that savaged both his work and his personal… …   Encyclopedia of Beat Literature

  • Big Sur — a town on the coast of California 100 miles/160 kilometres south of San Francisco. The area is famous for its high cliffs and grand scenery. The writer Henry Miller lived in Big Sur and the actor Orson Welles had a small house there. * * * Scenic …   Universalium

  • Big Sur — noun a picturesque coastal region of California to the south of San Francisco • Instance Hypernyms: ↑geographical area, ↑geographic area, ↑geographical region, ↑geographic region • Part Holonyms: ↑California, ↑Golden State, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Big Sur — city in central California (USA); county in central California (USA) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Big Sur (disambiguation) — Big Sur is a region of the central California coast. Other uses include the following:Music* The Big Sur Folk Festival was an annual series of concerts at the Esalen Institute running 1964 1971. The 1969 Big Sur Folk Festival is featured in… …   Wikipedia

  • Big Sur River Inn — (Биг Сур,США) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: 46840 Highway One , Биг С …   Каталог отелей

  • Big Sur Station — is a multiagency visitor center and ranger station operated by Caltrans, the Los Padres National Forest, and California State Parks. It is approximately 26 miles south of Carmel, California near Big Sur, California.It serves as the western… …   Wikipedia

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