Black Mountain (Milpitas, California)

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For other summits named Black Mountain, see Black Mountain (disambiguation).
Black Mountain
Elevation 3,955 ft (1,205 m) NAVD 88[1]
Location Santa Clara County, California, U.S.
Range Diablo Range
Coordinates 37°26′14″N 121°42′03″W / 37.437242933°N 121.700935483°W / 37.437242933; -121.700935483Coordinates: 37°26′14″N 121°42′03″W / 37.437242933°N 121.700935483°W / 37.437242933; -121.700935483[1]
Topo map USGS Mount Day

Black Mountain, also known as Mount Day, is a mountain in the Diablo Range of eastern Santa Clara County, California, east of Poverty Ridge and Arroyo Hondo, and about 10 miles (16 km) from Milpitas.

The peak is one of the highest in area. The northern half of Black Mountain is an oak woodlands while the southern half is barren. Black Mountain can be clearly seen from most parts of the Santa Clara Valley including Sunnyvale, Cupertino, Mountain View and San Jose. The peak is visible from the Mount Hamilton and Monument Peak.

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  1. ^ a b "Mount Day". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved 2009-08-01. 

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