A bird flies through the surf as waves crash on a granite block barrier along the Galveston Seawall, Texas.
A granite jetty or, more-properly, groyne, reaches into the Gulf of Mexico from the Galveston Island, Texas, beach.
Waves crash onto the rough, rocky shore of the east side of Cozumel, Mexico.
The sun rises on a Galveston, Texas, beach.
The morning sun begins to illuminate a Galveston, Texas, beach.
Granite blocks along the Galveston, Texas, seawall absorb the pounding surf of the Gulf of Mexico.