The San Gabriel Mountains are located in northern Los Angeles County and western San Bernardino County, California, USA. The mountain range forms a barrier between the Greater Los Angeles Area and the Mojave Desert. This Transverse Range lies in and is surrounded by the Angeles National Forest with the San Andreas Fault as the northern border to the range. The highest peak in the range is Mount San Antonio, commonly referred to as Mt. Baldy. Mount Wilson is another famous peak, famed for the Mount Wilson Observatory. The observatory may be visited by the public. ...more on Wikipedia about "San Gabriel Mountains"
The San Jacinto Mountains are short mountain range east of Los Angeles in southern California in the United States. The mountains are named for Saint Hyacinth (San Jacinto in Spanish). The Pacific Crest Trail runs along the spine of the range. ...more on Wikipedia about "San Jacinto Mountains"
The San Rafael Mountains are a mountain range in central Santa Barbara County, California, USA. They are a portion of the Transverse Ranges, which are themselves part of the Pacific Coast Ranges of western North America. ...more on Wikipedia about "San Rafael Mountains"
The Santa Ana Mountains are a short peninsular mountain range along the coast of Southern California in the United States. They extend for approximately 35 mi (56 km) southeast of the Los Angeles Basin largely along the border between Orange and Riverside counties. ...more on Wikipedia about "Santa Ana Mountains"
The Santa Cruz Mountains, part of the Pacific Coast Ranges, are a mountain range in central California. They form a ridge along the San Francisco Peninsula, south of San Francisco, separating the Pacific Ocean from San Francisco Bay and the Santa Clara Valley, and continuing south, bordering Monterey Bay and ending at the Salinas Valley. The range passes through San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey counties. ...more on Wikipedia about "Santa Cruz Mountains"
The Santa Lucia Mountains or Santa Lucia Range is a mountain range in coastal California, running from Monterey southeast for 170 km to San Luis Obispo. The highest summit is Junipero Serra Peak, 1786 m (5862 ft), at in Monterey County, California. It is part of the Pacific Coast Ranges. ...more on Wikipedia about "Santa Lucia Mountains"
The Santa Monica Mountains are a low transverse range in southern California in the United States. They run for approximately 40 mi (64 km) east-west from the Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles to Point Mugu in Ventura County. The mountains form a barrier between the San Fernando Valley and the Los Angeles Basin, separting "the Valley" on the north and west-central Los Angeles on the south. ...more on Wikipedia about "Santa Monica Mountains"
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The Santa Rosa Mountains are a short peninsular range east of Los Angeles and northeast of San Diego in southern California in the United States. The mountains extend for approximately 30 mi (48 km) through Riverside, San Diego, and Imperial counties along the western side of the Coachella Valley. The range connects on the northern end to the San Jacinto Mountains. The highest peak in the range is Toro Peak (elevation 3,716 ft/1,133 m), located approximately 22 mi (35 km) south of Palm Springs. ...more on Wikipedia about "Santa Rosa Mountains (California)"
The Santa Susana Mountains are transverse range of mountains in southern California, north of the city of Los Angeles, in the United States. The range runs east-west separating the San Fernando Valley and Simi Valley on its south from the Valley of the Santa Clara River to the north. ...more on Wikipedia about "Santa Susana Mountains"
The Santa Ynez Mountains are a portion of the Transverse Ranges, part of the Pacific Coast Ranges of the west coast of North America, and are one of the northernmost mountain ranges in Southern California. They are principally in Santa Barbara County, with an eastward extension into Ventura County, and are unusual in being an entirely east-west trending mountain range—one of the few in the United States. ...more on Wikipedia about "Santa Ynez Mountains"
The Shadow Mountains are located in the Mojave Desert of eastern California in the United States. The mountains lie in a generally north-south direction south of the Kingston Range and east of the Avawatz Mountains and the Silurian Hills. ...more on Wikipedia about "Shadow Mountains"
The Sheep Hole Mountains are found north of Joshua Tree National Park in southeastern California. The range lies between the Bullion Mountains to the west, and the Coxcomb Mountains to the east. The mountains reach an elevation of 1,406 meters above sea level just east of Amboy Road, which the range crosses. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sheep Hole Mountains"
The Sheephole Mountains are located in the Mojave Desert of southeastern California east of Twentynine Palms. The range is found just north of Highway 62 and northwest of the Coxcomb Mountains. The range is home to the Sheep Hole Valley Wilderness. The mountains reach an elevation of 4,613 feet, and lie in a northwest-southeasterly direction. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sheephole Mountains"
The Sierra Madre Mountains are a mountain range in northern Santa Barbara County, California, USA. They are a portion of the Transverse Ranges, which are themselves part of the Pacific Coast Ranges of western North America. The range trends from northwest to southeast, and is approximately 25 miles long. High peaks in the range include MacPherson Peak (5,747 feet), and the highest point in the range, Peak Mountain (5,843 feet). To the southeast, the range merges with the San Rafael Mountains in a complex topography of unnamed ranges, the highest point of which is Big Pine Mountain (6,820 feet), the highest point in Santa Barbara County. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sierra Madre Mountains (California)"
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The Sierra Nevada is a mountain range that is almost entirely in eastern California. The range is also known as The Sierra or The Sierras. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sierra Nevada (US)"
The Silurian Hills are a small range of hills in the Mojave Desert east of the Avawatz Mountains and Silurian Valley in southeastern California. The range lies in a northwest-southeasterly direction, and is about nine miles long. The Shadow Mountains lie to the east, and the small community of Halloran Springs near Interstate 15 lies about 12 miles to the southeast. ...more on Wikipedia about "Silurian Hills"
The Siskiyou Mountains are a coastal mountain range in the northern Klamath Mountains in northwestern California and southwestern Oregon in the United States. They extend in an arc for approximately 100 mi (160 km) from east of Crescent City, California northeast along the north side of the Klamath River into Josephine and Jackson counties in Oregon. The mountain range forms a barrier between the watersheds of the Klamath River to the south and the Rogue River to the north. ...more on Wikipedia about "Siskiyou Mountains"
The Slate Range is located in the Mojave Desert in southern California. The mountains lie to the east of Searles Lake and the Argus Range at the southern end of the Panamint Range. The southern part of the range lies in the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, which is off-limit to the general public. Manly Pass lies at the northern end of the mountains, with Layton Pass at the southern end. ...more on Wikipedia about "Slate Range, California"
The Soda Mountains are located in the eastern Mojave Desert in California, USA. The range lies to the north of Interstate 15 west of the town of Baker. The range reaches an elevation of 1,102 meters at the western end of the range. The mountains lie between the Avawatz Mountains to the north and the Bristol Mountains to the south. ...more on Wikipedia about "Soda Mountains"
The Stepladder Mountains are located in southeastern California in the United States. The range, found in San Bernardino County, is home to the 84,199-acre (approximate) Stepladder Mountains Wilderness, which protects the Desert tortoise, California's state reptile. The mountains are located east of the Old Woman Mountains and north of the Turtle Mountains, about 29 miles southeast of the town of Essex. ...more on Wikipedia about "Stepladder Mountains"
The Sutter Buttes, also known as the Marysville Buttes or Histum Yani ( Maidu), is often called the smallest mountain range in the world. Sutter Buttes is located in the northern part of California Central Valley, just outside of Marysville, California. Formed 1.5 million years ago by a now-extinct volcano, this circular cluster of peaks rises dramatically from the otherwise flat surrounding farmland. The highest peak, South Butte, reaches 2,117 feet (645 m) above sea level. The mountains are about 10 miles across from north to south and east to west. (The not-so-well-known Beale Mountains in the southern part of California are considerably smaller, at about 2.5 miles in total length.) ...more on Wikipedia about "Sutter Buttes"
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The Tehachapi Mountains are a short transverse range in southern California in the United States, running SW-NE to connect the Coast Ranges on the west with the southern end of the Sierra Nevada mountains on the east. The range extends for approximately 40 mi (64 km) SW-NE in southern Kern County southeast of Bakersfield and vary in height from approximately 4,000 ft (1,220 m) to 8,000 ft (2,440 m). ...more on Wikipedia about "Tehachapi Mountains"
The Temblor Range lies at the southwestern end of the San Joaquin Valley in California in the United States. It lies in a northwest-southeasterly direction along the borders of Kern County and San Luis Obispo County. The San Andreas Fault Zone lies at the western edge of the range on the eastern side of the Carrizo Plain, while the Antelope Plain lies to the northeast. The summit on Highway 58 is at 3,750 feet above sea level. ...more on Wikipedia about "Temblor Range"
The Tiefort Mountains are located in the Mojave Desert in southeastern California in the United States. The range is located at the southern end of the Fort Irwin Military Reservation, and is approximately 12 miles long. ...more on Wikipedia about "Tiefort Mountains"
The Transverse ranges are a group of mountain ranges of southern California, part of the North American Coast Ranges that run along the Pacific coast from Alaska to Mexico. The Transverse ranges run predominantly east-west, while the other coast ranges tend north-south, including the Central Coast Ranges to the north and the Peninsular Ranges to the south. This is caused by a bend in the San Andreas Fault, which has pushed the mountain ranges up around it. ...more on Wikipedia about "Transverse Ranges"
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