Contra Costa County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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Contra Costa County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

Note 1: The Cultural Feature "Locales" can be very helpful in getting oriented in a new community.
Note 2: Links for Local Area Search and Driving Directions are below each feature map.

Physical Features
Areas 2
Bars 6
Basins 1
Bays 18
Beaches 2
Benches 1
Bends 1
Capes 29
Flats 3
Gaps 3
Guts 12
Islands 18
Lakes 4
Pillars 2
Ranges 6
Ridges 24
Springs 9
Streams 58
Summits 33
Swamps 4
Valleys 53
  • Physical Features are the natural features of the Earth's surface.
  • Cultural Features are landscape features that were created or shaped by humans.
  • Historical Features are features that no longer exist on the landscape.
  • Historical Landmarks: California's National Historic Landmarks