Ring Mountain (California) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsRing Mountain
|Elevation||603 ft (184 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||402 ft (123 m)|
|Location||Marin County, California, U.S.|
|Topo map||USGS San Quentin|
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A number of rare and endangered flora inhabit Ring Mountain. The landscape is strewn with many sizable boulders which exhibit a variety of lithologies including high-pressure metamorphic rocks of amphibolite and eclogite grade.
Though Ring Mountain is an island ecosystem surrounded by Highway 101 and suburbs, it hosts a variety of wildlife, including deer, skunks, and many birds and reptiles.
Ring Mountain is a popular hiking area and provides spectacular 360 degree views of the northern Bay Area.
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