San Felipe Hills (San Diego County)

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San Felipe Hills
San Felipe Hills is located in California
San Felipe Hills
San Felipe Hills
location of San Felipe Hills in California [1]
Highest point
Elevation 1,392 m (4,567 ft)
Geography
Country United States
State California
District San Diego County
Range coordinates 33°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 map USGS 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.

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