Central And Southern California Ranges

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September 22 2023

Central And Southern California Ranges

The Central and Southern California Ranges mountain range stretches from the southern end of the Sierra Nevada to the coast. This range is home to several notable peaks, including Mount Whitney, the tallest peak in the contiguous United States at 14,505 feet, and Mount San Gorgonio, the highest peak in Southern California at 11,503 feet. The range is also home to significant hydrology, including the Kern River, which flows through the Sierra Nevada and the Tehachapi Mountains, and the Santa Ana River, which flows through the San Bernardino Mountains. The range has a rich history, with evidence of Native American settlements dating back over 11,000 years. The region was also explored by Spanish colonizers and played a significant role in the California Gold Rush. The Central and Southern California Ranges is an awe-inspiring area, with several unique features such as the Devil's Punchbowl, a geological formation located in the San Gabriel Mountains.

Peak Elevation
Ontario Peak 8693
Delamar Mountain 8398
Mount Baden-Powell 9399
Throop Peak 9138
Mount Hawkins 8850
San Bernardino Peak 10649
Iron Mountain 8006
Mount Islip 8250
Morro Rock 581
Anderson Peak 10840
Grays Peak 14270
San Gorgonio 11499
Mount San Jacinto Peak 10804
Mount Burnham 8997
Mount Diablo 3849
Shields Peak 10680
San Bernardino East Peak 10691

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