Sierra Nevada in Mariposa County CA


Sierra Nevada, Mariposa County, California

Sierra Nevada is a physical feature (range) in Mariposa County. The primary coordinates for Sierra Nevada places it within the CA 93545 ZIP Code delivery area.

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Feature Name: Sierra Nevada
Category: California physical, cultural and historic features
Feature Type: Physical
Class: Range
Description: Highest elevation is Mount Whitney, bound on the south by Tehachapi Pass, on the north by Lassen Peak, on the northwest by Sacramento Valley, on the the southwest by San Joaquin Valley and on the east by the California-Nevada state boundary. (US-T121)
History: In Spanish the name means "snowy saw-teeth," or snowy range of mountains." The name was first applied to the Santa Lucia Range in 1542 by Juan Rodriquez Cabrillo. In 1776 Father Pedro Font placed it on the present location. (US-T121)
County: Mariposa County
Latitude: 36.5785462
Longitude: -118.2934244
GNIS ID: 253582

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Nearby Cities, Towns & CDPs

Lone Pine, CA (12.9 miles E)
Independence, CA (16.4 miles NNE)

Other Small Populated Places

Whitney Portal, CA (3.9 miles E)
Alabama Hills, CA (11.4 miles E)

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