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6A Peak Mountain

Location: Santa Barbara County, California

Name is sometimes used in the Southwest as a description, and this mountain is believed to have been named for its appearance. While it may not be as prominent as surrounding summits, it nonetheless has a tapering projecting tip. Ventura historian Jim Blakley believes this name may have been given for this reason by local residents by ca 1900.

Name first appears on USGS Sawa Ynez quad (1905).

Peak was on the original 1946 HPS Peak List.


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