Volcan Mountains

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Volcan Mountains
Volcan Mountains is located in California
Volcan Mountains
Location of Volcan Mountains in California [1]
Highest point
Peak Pechacho
Elevation 1,743 m (5,719 ft)
Coordinates 33°9′53″N 116°37′14″W / 33.16472°N 116.62056°W / 33.16472; -116.62056
Country United States
State California
District San Diego County
Range coordinates 33°09′52″N 116°37′12″W / 33.1645°N 116.62°W / 33.1645; -116.62Coordinates: 33°09′52″N 116°37′12″W / 33.1645°N 116.62°W / 33.1645; -116.62
Topo map USGS Santa Ysabel 15 min.

The Volcan Mountains are a mountain range of the Peninsular Ranges in San Diego County, California.[1] The Volcans are a northwest–southeast range with an approximate length of 13 miles (21 km) and width of 7.5 miles (12.1 km). Lake Henshaw is just to the northwest. San Felipe Valley and the San Felipe Hills lie to the east. Julian and the historic Coleman gold mining district lie on the southern margin of the range.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Volcan Mountains". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-05-04. 
  2. ^ Santa Ysabel, California, 15 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1960

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