Whale Mountain (San Diego County, California) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsWhale Mountain
|Elevation||3,043 ft (928 m) NGVD 29|
|Location||San Diego County, California, U.S.|
|Parent range||Cuyamaca Mountains|
|Topo map||USGS Ramona|
Ballena takes its name from the mountain, ballena being Spanish for "whale". The Spanish name was the equivalent of the Ipai word ipank that also means whale and that was their name for the mountain.
Whale Mountain, or also known as Whale Peak, is known for being desert-like and containing many desert plants and animals, such as Cacti and Iquanas.
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