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Mt. Tamalpais State Park

(San Francisco Bay Region 3D image tour)

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The Gardner Lookout is on the summit of the East Peak (2,571 feet) on Mt. Tamalpais consists of numerous outcrops of graywacke sandstone (Mesozoic-age Franciscan Complex).

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From the East Peak looking southeast toward Richardson Bay, the Marin Peninsula can be seen on the right and Tiburon Peninsula is on the left.
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The Gardner Lookout on top of East Peak on Mt. Tamalpais.
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A round antenna dome is on the summit of West Peak (2,560 feet), historic ruins of a military reservation on Mt. Tamalpais are in the foreground.
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A blocky slope of serpentinite is part of an excavation on the historic military reservation site on Mt. Tamalpais' West Peak.
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In one of the ruins of the military reservation on West Peak is this collection of cement pedestals, each capped with a block of local serpentinite. The mostly undeveloped coastal highlands of northern Marin County is in the distance.
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