Eastern Mojave Vegetation Sanhedrin Mountain, Mendocino County, California.
 
Gazetteer

Query: G.N.I.S.

The name of the peak is given as Sanhidrim on the von Leicht-Craven map of 1874. A few years later the Coast Survey established a triangulation station there and used the present spelling. The region was first settled by Missourians; it is possible that they named the mountain after Mount Sanhedrin in their home state, which in turn may have been named after the supreme council of the Jews.

 

No collections made at this location.
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Date and time this article was prepared:8:01:51 AM, 3/17/2019.