This image shows a typical formation of rock emerging from the tidal shallows of the waters around Point Lobos State Reserve, south of Carmel, California.
The description states:
And tranquil waters which form the shoreline of pristine POINT LOBOS STATE PARK.
–The park has been called the “greatest meeting of land and water in the world” by landscape artist Francis McComas, and is considered the crown jewel of the California State Park system.
This image likely dates from the 1950s.