Three Sisters (Siskiyou County)

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Three Sisters
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Red triangle with thick white border.svg
location of Three Sisters in California [1]
Highest point
Elevation 1,358 m (4,455 ft)
Country United States
State California
District Siskiyou County
Range coordinates 41°44′40.571″N121°28′23.971″W / 41.74460306°N 121.47332528°W / 41.74460306; -121.47332528 Coordinates: 41°44′40.571″N121°28′23.971″W / 41.74460306°N 121.47332528°W / 41.74460306; -121.47332528
Topo map USGS  Caldwell Butte

The Three Sisters are a mountain range in Siskiyou County, California. [1] The Karuk name for the Three Sisters is asavêehkak. [2]

Siskiyou County, California County in California

Siskiyou County is a county in the northernmost part of the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 44,900. Its county seat is Yreka and its highest point is Mount Shasta.

California State of the United States of America

California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 million residents, California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second and fifth most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 8.8 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County. The City and County of San Francisco is both the country's second-most densely populated major city after New York City and the fifth-most densely populated county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs.

Karuk language language

Karuk or Karok is an endangered language of northwestern California. It is the traditional language of the Karuk people, most of whom now speak English. The name is derived from the word Káruk, which means 'upriver'.

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