Ventana Double Cone

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Ventana Double Cone
Ventana Double Cone is located in California
Ventana Double Cone
Ventana Double Cone
Highest point
Elevation 4,856 ft (1,480 m)  NAVD 88[1]
Coordinates 36°17′49″N 121°42′53″W / 36.2969069°N 121.7146723°W / 36.2969069; -121.7146723Coordinates: 36°17′49″N 121°42′53″W / 36.2969069°N 121.7146723°W / 36.2969069; -121.7146723[2]
Geography
Location Monterey County, California, U.S.
Parent range Santa Lucia Mountains
Topo map USGS Ventana Cones
Climbing
Easiest route Trail hike

The Ventana Double Cone is a prominent twin mountain top located in the northern part of the Ventana Wilderness of the Los Padres National Forest. It is a popular hiking destination.

Toponymy[edit]

Ventana means 'window' in the Spanish language. Early explorers gave the Ventana Double Cone its name because near its summit is a ledge that forms a small slot, or window.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ventana Double Cone, California". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2009-08-05. 
  2. ^ "Ventana Double Cone". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-08-05. 
  3. ^ Clark, Donald T. (1991). Monterey County Place Names. Carmel Valley, Calif.: Kestrel Press. p. 590. ISBN 978-1-880478-00-4. 

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