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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
Merriam Mountains is located in California
Merriam Mountains
Location in California
Highest point
Elevation 423 m (1,388 ft)
Country United States
State California
District San Diego County
Range coordinates 33°12′45.132″N 117°8′44.119″W / 33.21253667°N 117.14558861°W / 33.21253667; -117.14558861
Topo map USGS San Marcos

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

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