Becketts Backbone



Elevation with a narrow, elongated crest which can be part of a hill or mountain.
See also: Pillars, Ranges, and Summits
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
36.5180039°, -118.9967702°
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2703 ft. (824 m.)

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US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Becketts Backbone is covered by the Shadequarter Mountain, CA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Ridges

Sulphur Ridge 2.9 mi
Long Mountain 3.1 mi
Bill Moore Ridge 4.3 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Mitchell Canyon Land 0.9 mi
Clark Canyon Land 1.2 mi
Elder Creek Water 1.2 mi
Bear Creek Water 1.2 mi
Wagonshed Creek Water 1.3 mi

Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is THREE RIVERS EDISON PH 1 which is approximately 8 miles away and has an elevation of 1,140 feet (1,563 feet lower than Becketts Backbone). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 4.74" 58.7° 35.5°
February 4.29" 63.4° 38.2°
March 4.77" 67.1° 41.2°
April 1.80" 74.7° 44.5°
May .79" 84.2° 50.9°
June .33" 93.7° 58.1°
July .10" 99.7° 64.5°
August .06" 98.3° 63.8°
September .66" 92.2° 58.1°
October 1.15" 81.5° 48.9°
November 2.67" 66.6° 39.8°
December 3.00" 58.6° 34.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 98% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 86% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 68% of other locations on record.