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Black Mountain
Black Mountain (Milpitas, California) viewed from Mount Hamilton, Aug 2019 (cropped).jpg
Black Mountain viewed from Mount Hamilton
Highest point
Elevation 3,955 ft (1,205 m) NAVD 88
Location Santa Clara County, California, U.S.
Parent range Diablo Range
Topo map USGS Mount Day

Black Mountain, also known as Mount Day, is a mountain in the Diablo Range of eastern Santa Clara County, California, east of Poverty Ridge and Arroyo Hondo, and about 10 miles (16 km) from Milpitas.

The peak is one of the highest in area. The northern half of Black Mountain is an oak woodlands while the southern half is barren. Black Mountain can be clearly seen from most parts of the Santa Clara Valley including Sunnyvale, Cupertino, Mountain View and San Jose. The peak is visible from the Mount Hamilton and Monument Peak.

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