This image shows the mouth of the Little Sur River as it enters the Pacific Ocean. It drains the Los Padres National Forest, which contains many examples of endangered species and stands of old-growth redwood trees.
The description states:
LITTLE SUR RIVER AND LAGOON
State Hwy #1 on the Monterey Scenic Coast
–The Big Sur region, parks, Little Sur river and adjacent areas are located in the southern end of Monterey County. This lagoon changes form with the seasons, as the river’s flow increases or decreases with the winter rains.
This card was used and is dated 6 July 1955.