World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Chalk Hills

Article Id: WHEBN0020604459
Reproduction Date:

Title: Chalk Hills  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Los Angeles Pierce College, Pacific Coast Ranges, Transverse Ranges, Simi Hills, Chalk Mountains, Chalk Hill (disambiguation), List of mountain ranges of California
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Chalk Hills

The Chalk Hills are a north—south running low 'mountain' range in the San Fernando Valley perpendicular to and adjoining the Santa Monica Mountains. They are located in the Woodland Hills District of the City of Los Angeles in Southern California.[1] They run between DeSoto and Winnetka Avenues, from south of Ventura Boulevard to near Victory Boulevard.

Environs

Los Angeles Pierce College is located on the northern portion of the Chalk Hills. Historically the free-flowing Los Angeles River ran around that portion. U.S. Route 101, the Ventura Freeway, cuts deeply through the southern part since the 1960s.

The range has a white chalky soil and bedrock, and was a 'white landform' Valley landmark before suburban development on it in the 1960s. A small remnant California oak woodland plant community remains in an undeveloped southeastern area of the Pierce campus.

Local ranges

See also

  • Index: Mountain ranges of Los Angeles County

References



This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.