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Adelaide Peak
Adelaide Peak is located in California
Adelaide Peak
Adelaide Peak
Location in California
Highest point
Elevation 2,279 ft (695 m)
Prominence 207 ft (63 m)
Location Riverside County, California, U.S.
Parent range Temescal Mountains
Topo map USGS Murrieta, CA
Age of rock Cretaceous
Mountain type Granitic

Adelaide Peak is an unofficially named mountain peak in the southern part of the Temescal Mountains. It lies at an elevation of 2,279 feet (695 m). It is composed of Cretaceous granitic rocks of the Peninsular Ranges Batholith.

Adelaide Peak is drained on its southern slopes by an officially unnamed tributary arroyo of Murrieta Creek, tributary of the Santa Margarita River. It is drained on its northern slopes by an officially unnamed tributary arroyo of Salt Creek, itself a tributary of the San Jacinto River.

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