Notes on the Geography of The Western United States: Los Angeles 3: Photo 17
Three miles to the south is Signal Hill. Oil was discovered here in 1922, and within a few years the hill was so covered with derricks that it became known as Porcupine Hill. The derricks are gone now, but 600 oil wells still operate. That's Long Beach in the distance.
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