Thor's Well in Siuslaw National Park, Cape Perpetua, Oregon. Picture: Karl Ndieli/Instagram

On the north-west coast of Oregon is the Cape Perpetua Scenic Area, which is 2,700 acres of forested land that features scenic views of the Pacific Ocean and is seen as the highest point on the Oregon coastline at 243 metres. 

The Instagram picture below shows one of the popular features of the Cape Perpetua, which is popularly known as Thor’s Well. Thor’s Well is a sinkhole that is filled up by the Pacific Ocean. 

Cape Perpetua 📸 @karl_shakur

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Thor’s Well is just one of the three major tourist attraction points located down the Oregon coastline, with the other two attractions are Devil’s Churn and the Spouting Horn. Thor’s Well was originally a sea cave, but the roof of the sea cave collapsed from the strain of the heavy tides.  

The above the Instagram post that was captured by Karl Ndieli shows Thor’s Well before high tide, which occurs in the late afternoon. 

The tidal pools and the Cape Perpetua Scenic Area are all part of the Siuslaw National Park - which features a visitor’s centre and an area where visitors can view the migrating grey whales during whale season.