Tehachapi Mountains


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Te·hach·a·pi Mountains

 (tə-hăch′ə-pē)
A range of southern California extending from east to west between the Sierra Nevada and the Coast Ranges north of Los Angeles.
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Interstate 5 along the Tehachapi Mountains about 40 miles north of Los Angeles was closed as more than five feet of mud trapped motorists.
Location of Catalina Solar plant of EDF is on 1,100 acres in the Mojave Desert, southwest of the Tehachapi Mountains in Rosamond, California.
The facility is located southwest of the Piute and Tehachapi Mountains.
s $68B high-speed rail: The "project of the century" The 141-mile Bakersfield-to-Los Angeles section of California's $68 billion, high-speed rail project presents a monumental engineering challenge, as the rail will need to pass through the Tehachapi Mountains and the San Gabriel Mountains and more than six earthquake faults.
The Alta Wind Energy Center is located in the foothills of the Tehachapi Mountains with altitudes ranging from 3,000 to 6,000 feet.
Assemblyman Andres Pico's 1859 proposal for a referendum on fissioning the state at the Tehachapi Mountains was passed by both houses of the state legislature and signed by the governor.
In California, water transportation, storage, and treatment account for some 19 percent of the state's electricity, according to a 2007 California Energy Commission report To reach southern California, water is pumped 600 meters over the Tehachapi Mountains north of Los Angeles.
Villaraigosa said the city plans to soon open a wind farm operation in the Tehachapi Mountains above the Antelope Valley and develop a solar energy program for the Department of Water and Power.
He then heads for the very different setting of California's Mojave Desert to take a look at the 5,000 turbine strong wind farm in the Tehachapi Mountains.
He also visits California's Mojave Desert to take a look at the 5,000 turbine strong wind farm in the Tehachapi Mountains.
The land is Tejon Ranch, which straddles the border of Los Angeles and Kern Counties in California's Tehachapi Mountains.
From the railroad legacy of the Tehachapi Mountains to a little-taken exit to the lovely, less urban See Canyon Road, this is a 'must' for any Southern California visitor who would explore the back roads.