San Gabriel Mountains


San Gabriel Mountains

geographical name

Definition of SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAINS

mountains S California SW of Mojave Desert & NE of Los Angeles; highest San Antonio Peak 10,080 feet (3072 m)

San Gabriel Mountains

   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Segment of the Pacific Coast Ranges, southern California, U.S. Many peaks exceed 9,000 ft (2,700 m); the highest is San Antonio Peak, or Old Baldy, at 10,080 ft (3,072 m). The range also includes Mount Wilson Observatory, northeast of Pasadena. The mountains are largely within the Angeles National Forest.

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