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Calico Peaks
Calico Peaks is located in California
Calico Peaks
Location in California
Highest point
Peak Calico Peak
Elevation 4,542 ft (1,384 m) NAVD 88
Geography
Country United States
State California
Region Mojave Desert
District San Bernardino County
& Inyo County
Range coordinates 35°59′04″N 116°29′01″W / 35.9844039°N 116.483646°W / 35.9844039; -116.483646
Parent range Calico Mountains
Topo map USGS Salsberry Peak, Yermo

The Calico Peaks are geologically and historically colorful mountains in the Calico Mountains Range in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County and Inyo County, California. They are located just north of Barstow, Yermo, and Interstate 15.

Peaks

Calico Peak is 4,542 feet (1,384 m)in elevation in the San Bernardino County portion.

Features

The Rainbow Basin geologic feature, in the Bureau of Land Management-managed Rainbow Basin Natural Area, and Calico Ghost Town are located below the Calico Peaks in the Yermo Hills. The Calico Early Man Site, a prehistoric Native American archaeological site, is in the mountains also.

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