The Gabilan Mountains or Gabilan Range borders the eastern side of the Salinas Valley in California. The highest point in the range is Mount Johnson (3465 ft; 1056 m). Fremont Peak (3171 ft; 976 m) defines the northern part of the range and Pinnacles National Park is in the south. The Spanish word "gavilan", or "gabilan", refers to the red-tail hawk or sparrow hawk.
- Gannet, Henry. 1905. The origin of certain places names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 133.
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