Mount Lola facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount Lola
|Elevation||9,147 ft (2,788 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||2,068 ft (630 m)|
|Listing||California county high points 18th
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|Location||Nevada County, California, U.S.|
|Parent range||Sierra Nevada|
|Topo map||USGS Independence Lake|
Mount Lola is a mountain in the Sierra Nevada of California. Its summit, located north of Donner Pass and Interstate 80, is the highest point in Nevada County. It is also the highest point in the Sierra Nevada north of Interstate 80. A subsidiary peak 1.2 miles (1.9 km) north of the main summit is highest point in Sierra County at 8,848 feet (2,697 m)NAVD 88.
The area receives copious snowfall during the winter because of its high elevation.
The Mount Lola is named for Lola Montez, a famous resident of Nevada County, who lived in Grass Valley in the 1850s.
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