Monterey County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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Monterey 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 4
Bars 7
Basins 12
Bays 19
Beaches 18
Capes 37
Cliffs 1
Falls 3
Flats 23
Forests 1
Gaps 4
Guts 3
Islands 24
Lakes 17
Ranges 3
Ridges 52
Springs 54
Streams 208
Summits 120
Swamps 1
Valleys 284
Woods 6
  • 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