San Gabriel Mountains
- 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.
* * *▪ mountains, United Statessegment of the Coast Ranges (see Pacific mountain system), southern California, U.S. The mountains extend eastward for about 60 miles (100 km) from Newhall Pass, north of San Fernando, to Cajon Pass and define the northern extent of the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The range is rugged; the famed naturalist John Muir (Muir, John), who explored the area, wrote, “Not even in the Sierra [Nevada] have I ever made the acquaintance of mountains more rigidly inaccessible.” Many peaks in the San Gabriel chain exceed 9,000 feet (2,700 metres), including the twin peaks of Throop (“North Baldy”; 9,138 feet [2,785 metres]) and Mount Baden-Powell (9,399 feet [2,865 metres]), about 65 miles (105 km) northeast of Los Angeles, and Mount San Antonio (“Old Baldy”; 10,064 feet [3,068 metres]), the highest point. The range also includes Mount Wilson (Wilson, Mount) (5,710 feet [1,740 metres]), with its famous astronomical observatory, just northeast of Pasadena; favourable weather allows its use about 300 days a year. The mountains are largely within Angeles National Forest. The southern foothills, which enter residential and agricultural communities of Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties, are noted for citrus-fruit production.
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