Crystal Peak (Santa Clara County, California) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCrystal Peak
|Elevation||3,592 ft (1,095 m) NGVD 29|
|Location||Santa Clara County, California, United States|
|Parent range||Santa Cruz Mountains|
|Topo map||USGS Loma Prieta|
Crystal Peak is a prominent peak in the Santa Cruz Mountains in southwest Santa Clara County, California, United States. The landmark lies 10 mi (16 km) west of Morgan Hill, and approximately 0.5 mi (1 km) northeast of Loma Prieta. It is the second highest peak in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The headwaters of Llagas Creek originate on the eastern flank of the peak, and flow southward before merging with the Pajaro River at the San Benito County line.
The summit was named for the radio communications facility on the peak and to commemorate early crystal radio development.
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