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The Merriam Mountains are geologically composed primarily of igneous rocks formed during the Mid-Cretaceous period which began 145 Million years ago and ended 66 million years ago. The Merriam Mountain Range is home to coyotes, rabbits, rattlesnakes and a variety of common insect species. Fennel, an imported plant species native to Italy, can be found growing on some areas of the southern range.

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Merriam Mountains
location of Merriam Mountains in California
Highest point
Elevation 423 m (1,388 ft)
Geography
Country United States
State California
District San Diego County

The Merriam Mountains are a mountain range in San Diego County, California.

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