Bishop Peak

Bishop Peak is a 1,546-foot volcanic plug in San Luis Obispo, California. It is the tallest of the Morros or "Nine Sisters", a chain of similar peaks stretching to Morro Bay. Often said to take its name from its resemblance to a bishop's miter, it is named in homage to the town's name. "Obispo" is the Spanish word for Bishop.
  • Elevation: 1,549 ft (472 m)
  • Location: San Luis Obispo County, California, U.S.
  • Prominence: 1,086 ft (331 m)
  • Listing: Sierra Club Lower Peaks Committee
  • Parent range: Santa Lucia Range
  • Topo map: San Luis Obispo
  • Age of rock: 20 million years
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