Long Ridge (San Mateo County, California)

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Long Ridge
Long Ridge Openspace.JPG
Highest point
Elevation 2603+ ft (793+ m)  NAVD 88[1]
Prominence 120 ft (37 m) [1]
Listing California county high points 54th
Coordinates 37°16′55″N 122°10′19″W / 37.2818872°N 122.1719092°W / 37.2818872; -122.1719092Coordinates: 37°16′55″N 122°10′19″W / 37.2818872°N 122.1719092°W / 37.2818872; -122.1719092[2]
Location San Mateo County, California, U.S.
Parent range Santa Cruz Mountains
Topo map USGS Mindego Hill

Long Ridge is a hill located in the Santa Cruz Mountains in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. The hill rises to an elevation of about 2,600 feet (792 m) on private property near Highway 35 and the Santa Clara-San Mateo county line.[3][4] The hill is the highest point in San Mateo County.[4] A hill to the northeast of Long Ridge rises to 2,566 feet (782 m).[3] Some snow falls on the mountain during the winter.[4][5]

The Long Ridge Open Space Preserve is named for this ridge.

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  1. ^ a b "Long Ridge, California". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2009-02-04. 
  2. ^ "Long Ridge". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-02-04. 
  3. ^ a b Mindego Hill quadrangle, California (Map). 1:24000. 7.5 Minute Topographic. USGS. Retrieved 2009-02-04. 
  4. ^ a b c "Long Ridge". SummitPost.org. Retrieved 2011-05-07. 
  5. ^ "Subsection 261Af — Santa Cruz Mountains". U.S. Forest Service. Archived from the original on 2007-11-09. Retrieved 2014-02-22.