Orland Buttes

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Orland Buttes
Orland Buttes is located in California
Orland Buttes
Orland Buttes
Location in California
Highest point
Elevation1,037 ft (316 m)  NAVD 88[1]
Coordinates39°45′10″N 122°19′58″W / 39.752757417°N 122.332744608°W / 39.752757417; -122.332744608Coordinates: 39°45′10″N 122°19′58″W / 39.752757417°N 122.332744608°W / 39.752757417; -122.332744608[1]
Geography
LocationGlenn / Tehama counties, California, U.S.
Topo mapUSGS Black Butte Dam

The Orland Buttes consist of two buttes (hills) separated by Hambright Creek. They are in Glenn and Tehama counties, adjacent to Black Butte Lake and 7.2 miles (11.6 km) west of the city of Orland and I-5. Black Butte Lake is an artificial lake created to provide flood control and irrigation.

The Orland Buttes stand in the fields of the northern Central Valley of California. The southern butte is the highest at 1,037 feet (316 m) while the northern butte has a summit elevation of about 943 feet (287 m)[2] They are a popular hiking/climbing destination.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mesa Reset". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2014-03-06.
  2. ^ "Orland Buttes North". ListsOfJohn.com. Retrieved 2014-03-06.

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