Morro Rock

Morro Rock (HMGGP)

Location: Morro Bay, CA 93442 San Luis Obispo County
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N 35° 22.232', W 120° 51.899'

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An important mariner's landfall for over 300 years, chronicled in the diaries of Portola, Fr. Crespi and Costanso in 1769 when they camped near this area on their trek to find Monterey. Sometimes called the "Gibraltar of the Pacific". It is the last in the famous chain of nine peaks which start in the city of San Luis Obispo.

California Registered Historical Landmark No. 821

Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce and the San Luis Obispo County Historical Society.
May 25, 1968
Series This marker is part of the Juan Caspar de Portolá Expedition series
Marker Number821
Year Placed1968
Placed ByCalifornia State Department of Parks and Recreation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 7:47pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 693956 N 3916227
Decimal Degrees35.37053333, -120.86498333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 22.232', W 120° 51.899'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 22' 13.92" N, 120° 51' 53.94" W
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Area Code(s)805
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30 Coleman Dr, Morro Bay CA 93442, US
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