Tamalpais, Mount (tămˈəlpĪəsˌ) [key], peak, 2,604 ft (794 m) high, W Calif., across the Golden Gate from San Francisco. The mountain is a game preserve and a resort. The city of Mill Valley and Muir Woods National Monument, a redwood grove, lie at its base.
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