|Elevation||3,562 ft (1,086 m) NGVD 29|
|Location||Santa Clara County, California, United States|
|Parent range||Santa Cruz Mountains|
|Topo map||USGS Loma Prieta|
Mount Chual is a prominent peak in the Santa Cruz Mountains in southwest Santa Clara County, California, United States. The landmark lies 10 mi (16 km) west of Morgan Hill, and approximately 0.8 mi (1 km) northeast of Loma Prieta. It is the third highest peak in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Several tributaries to Llagas Creek originate on the southern and eastern flanks of the peak.
The name of the mountain first appeared on a Mexican-era map of New Almaden in 1848 as Picacho de Chual. The word "chual" refers in Spanish to the edible plant, chenopodium californicum, the common pigweed or goosefoot (a form of wild lettuce).
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