San Felipe Hills (San Diego County)

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San Felipe Hills
San Felipe Hills (San Diego County) is located in California
San Felipe Hills (San Diego County)
location of San Felipe Hills in California [1]
Highest point
Elevation1,392 m (4,567 ft)
Geography
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
DistrictSan Diego County
Range coordinates33°11′0.146″N 116°33′13.064″W / 33.18337389°N 116.55362889°W / 33.18337389; -116.55362889Coordinates: 33°11′0.146″N 116°33′13.064″W / 33.18337389°N 116.55362889°W / 33.18337389; -116.55362889
Topo mapUSGS Ranchita

The San Felipe Hills are a low mountain range in eastern San Diego County, southern California.[1]

Geography[edit]

The range defines the eastern side of San Felipe Valley, with the Volcan Mountains defining the west side.

They run southwest of Ranchita, and northeast of Julian and the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel Reservation.

Ecology[edit]

The southern section is within Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and supports Colorado Desert habitats. The northern section supports chaparral habitats.[2]


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "San Felipe Hills". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-05-04.
  2. ^ "San Felipe Valley Wildlife Area on California All".