Antimony Peak

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Antimony Peak
Antimony Peak is located in California
Antimony Peak
Antimony Peak
Location in California
Elevation 6,851 ft (2,088 m) NAVD 88[1]
Prominence 888 ft (271 m)[1]
Listing Hundred Peaks Section[2]
Location
Location Kern County, California, U.S.
Range San Emigdio Mountains
Coordinates 34°52′37″N 119°06′44″W / 34.8769197°N 119.1123291°W / 34.8769197; -119.1123291Coordinates: 34°52′37″N 119°06′44″W / 34.8769197°N 119.1123291°W / 34.8769197; -119.1123291[3]
Topo map USGS Pleito Hills
Climbing
Easiest route Hike, class 1[2]

Antimony Peak is a steep peak located in southern Kern County, in the San Emigdio Mountains of the Transverse Ranges of California.

The land is administered by the Los Padres National Forest. It was named by W. P. Blake, a Pacific Railroad surveyor in 1854 after he identified a suspected vein of silver ore on the mountain as being the metalloid antimony.[4]

Antimony specimen from Antimony Peak

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Antimony Peak, California". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2009-07-01. 
  2. ^ a b "Antimony Peak". Hundred Peaks Section, Angeles Chapter, Sierra Club. Retrieved 2009-12-09. 
  3. ^ "Antimony Peak". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-03-06. 
  4. ^ Gudde, Erwin; William Bright (2004). California Place Names (Fourth ed.). University of California Press. p. 15. ISBN 0-520-24217-3. 

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