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Sedco Hills (California)

Sedco Hills is the informal/local name for a southern section of the Temescal Mountains, located in southwestern Riverside County, California.

Sedco Hills
Sedco Hills (California) is located in California
Sedco Hills (California)
Location of Sedco Hills in California [1]
Highest point
PeakWildomar Peak
Elevation2,432 m (7,979 ft)
Geography
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
RegionTemescal Mountains
DistrictRiverside County
Range coordinates33°39′10″N 117°15′56″W / 33.65278°N 117.26556°W / 33.65278; -117.26556Coordinates: 33°39′10″N 117°15′56″W / 33.65278°N 117.26556°W / 33.65278; -117.26556
Topo mapUSGS Lake Elsinore

They were named after the town of Sedco Hills, located on their west side. The placename Sedco was introduced by the South Elsinore Development Company, that subdivided and sold the land on the southeast side of the lake.

GeographyEdit

The hills lie southeast of Lake Elsinore and the town of Lake Elsinore, south of the San Jacinto River and Canyon Lake reservoir, west of Cottonwood Canyon, and north of Bundy Canyon.

The highest elevation of the hills is 2,432 feet (741 m) Wildomar Peak at the south end of the range, overlooking Bundy Canyon.[2] Second highest is Guadalupe Hill at 2,267 feet (691 m), in the middle of the range overlooking Cottonwood Canyon.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sedco Hills". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2013-08-16.
  2. ^ Wildomar Peak, United States, from peakbagger.com, accessed 2013-8-18
  3. ^ Guadalupe Hill, United States from peakbagger.com, accessed 2013-8-18